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Local MP pays tribute to World War Two RAF veteran

Henry has paid a “heartfelt tribute” to Wing Commander Vic Stapley the former Bomber Command veteran and former Mayor of King’s Lynn, and West Norfolk Borough Council who very sadly passed away yesterday.

Brexit update

Commenting on the latest Brexit developments Henry said: “Of course, it is truly excellent news the House of Commons backed Graham Brady’s Amendment. The EU have been saying for some time now “please tell us what you want” now the Prime Minister can go back to Brussels and make it very clear that there is no majority for the backstop in its current for.

MP delighted Norfolk is above England’s average for cervical cancer screening

Henry was delighted to have been able to attend Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust’s Parliamentary drop-in event on Tuesday 22nd January. Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust aims to make cervical cancer a disease of the past – this is certainly an admirable aim as over 3,200 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer every year.

MP welcomes new primary school

Henry welcomes King’s Lynn new school and went on to say: “It really is superb news that St Edmunds Academy, the former St Edmundsbury School, will be moving from its current site next to the fire station to a new purpose built school in Greenpark Avenue adjacent to the Lynnsport development.”

MPs visit Sibelco’s Leziate site

The two local MPs Henry Bellingham and Elizabeth Truss recently visited Sibelco’s Leziate site for a tour of their sand operations and production facilities. They were also accompanied by local County Councillor Graham Middleton, as seen in the attached photograph; the tour was also attended by two Borough Councillors and representatives of Shouldham and Marham Parish Councils plus local residents

MP delighted the Prime Minister Wins confidence vote

Commenting on Wednesday’s confidence vote Henry said: “I am absolutely delighted the Prime Minister won the confidence vote on Wednesday night by 325 to 306. The Prime Minister can continue to work to deliver on our manifesto commitment to the people of this country to deliver on the result of the referendum and ensure we leave the European Union.”

Brexit update

Commenting on the latest Brexit developments Henry said: “As I am sure my constituents are aware, I voted for the Prime Minister’s Agreement on Tuesday night and it certainly was not that surprising that it was defeated by a large margin.