The new tax year means lots of work for businesses and those who are self-employed, with forms to fill and accounts to reconcile. It’s also when new tax policies kick in and this year there’s several changes that will help the majority of people.
This week in Westminster was one of the toughest since I’ve been elected, with Parliament putting Brexit at risk by voting down the Withdrawal Agreement, ruling out no-deal and voting to extend Article 50.
Last week, I visited Rolls-Royce's Ghyll Brow site to discuss the announcement late last year of further job losses. During the visit, I met with site management, spoke to workers on the factory floor and met with the trade union representative.
This week’s headlines have been dominated by MPs resigning from their party to join a new independent group. Three pro-Remain Conservatives joined the new Independent Group on Wednesday - made up of eight Labour MPs who this week resigned from their party over its handling of Brexit and anti-Sem
I’ve been delighted this week to see work resume on the £1 million flood risk alleviation project in Earby. This started back in July but had to pause after the Environment Agency and their contractors hit a setback. However, fortunately they have now found a way forward.
The Friday before last, after a packed day of local engagements, I spent the evening in Airedale’s Accident and Emergency Department. Thankfully neither I nor a loved one needed medical attention – I had arranged to spend time shadowing the department’s staff to get a better idea of the challeng