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EU Withdrawal Bill Amendments

I've had lots of emails about amendments to the EU Withdrawal Bill, many of which were withdrawn because the government was listening and adapted their proposals. Here's how I saw it.

Driving Instructors: are they in a position of trust?

The government has made great strides forward in protecting our children from sexual exploitation in recent years. But there are, inevitably, still areas where we can and should do more. One of these concerns who is “in a position of trust” for 16-18 year olds.

“A giant step forward” to clamping down on Fixed Odds Betting Terminals

Gloucester’s MP Richard Graham said today’s announcement on a consultation on Fixed Odds Betting Terminals, including an option to cut the maximum stake from £100 to £2, is “a giant step forward to reducing the risks to gamblers and their families, and a success for those of us who campaigned on

Glosterpreneurs lead the SW for business productivity

Gloucester’s MP Richard Graham said recent research shows business productivity among SMEs is higher in Gloucester than anywhere else in the SW of England. “39% of our work force are in SMEs: the turnover in Gloucester SMEs is up 147% and productivity up 120% over the last four years.