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Guy Opperman MP with Michael Gove.

Farming and forestry come to the fore

This summer has already been one to remember, having been officially declared the hottest since 1976, and so far it has been just as memorable in the Hexham constituency.

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Ian Lavery visited St Benet Biscop High School on his constituency travels.

Work doesn’t stop during the recess

Parliament has broken up for its annual summer recess, which came in for some discussion last week when it was revealed that the Conservative Government wanted to bring forward the break by a few days.

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Morpeth Railway Station.

Rail future is better in public hands

The recent announcement by Transport Secretary Chris Grayling on the future operation of the main East Coast railway line came as no surprise to me because it was further proof that public ownership is the best way forward for a successful rail network in this country.

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