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I've been the Liberal Democrat Member of the European Parliament for the East of England since 1999.

I work all year round representing the region which covers the counties of Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk, and Suffolk, including Bedford borough, Central Bedfordshire, Luton, Peterborough, Southend-on-Sea and Thurrock.

This website includes information about my work in the region, visiting important local sites, campaigning and speaking to constituents. It will also keep you updated with my work in the European Parliament; you can follow my votes, newest publications and watch the European Parliament live.

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  • Why are you IN?
    Article: Apr 24, 2014

    Today, Liberal Democrat Leader and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg launched the Liberal Democrats' 2014 European election campaign. The launch took place in Colchester at a rally with activists and supporters, followed by a public town hall-style Q&A session hosted by Heart FM.

    Speaking at the launch event, Nick Clegg said:

  • Article: Apr 24, 2014

    New figures out today reveal that the number of crimes committed in England and Wales has fallen sharply since the Lib Dems entered the Coalition Government.

    Overall crime is down by more than 10%, showing that Government efforts on police reform, pushed for by the Lib Dems, are working.

    Latest figures from the Crime Survey for England and Wales report that there were around 7.5 million crimes against households and adults in 2013, down by 15% compared to the previous 12 months, and the lowest estimate since these records began in 1981.

  • Article: Apr 24, 2014

    Liberal Democrat Leader and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has today launched the Liberal Democrats' 2014 European election campaign. The launch took place in Colchester at a rally with activists and supporters, followed by a public town hall-style Q&A session hosted by Heart FM.

    You can back our campaign here.

  • Article: Apr 24, 2014

    The Conservatives have today promised that they will NOT support onshore wind farms after the next election in a bid to shore up support from their right wing and UKIP defectors.

    Having tried to cap onshore wind generation earlier this month (a plan which the Lib Dems blocked outright), this latest move shows that it is only the Liberal Democrats who are working in Government to tackle climate change.


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