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Representing the region: A year in the life of

Harold Wilson famously said “a week is a long time in politics”. What I have learned, is that a year is a very short time in the busy life of a backbench Member of Parliament. Next week marks a year since my election and with twelve months already passed, I look towards the events that will follow this year, which could alter our politics for generations to come.

Jo Churchill MP confirms support for campaign to remain in the European Union

On the 23rd June 2016 we will have one choice to make, to stay in or to leave the European Union.  My vote will be to stay. My reason for doing so is not a blind love of the EU, but a pragmatism over the areas I believe are important in our world;  namely trade and security, which for me add up to our collective ability to influence decision making on the world stage.