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KCC leader Paul Carter says MPs’ report on Manston is a travesty of the truth

The Conservative leader of Kent County Council has hit back at MPs who criticised the authority over its failure to protect Manston as an airport. Cllr Paul Carter has formally complained about a report published by the cross-party transport select committee, saying it is a travesty, misleading and should be withdrawn. MPs on the committee took KCC to task in …

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PM has nothing to fear from TV debates

Gale’s View by your MP Sir Roger Gale Those of us, on both sides of the House of Commons, who have a ringside seat for Prime Minister’s Questions are, I think, agreed that during the past 12 months there have been occasions when, had the contest across the despatch box been a boxing bout, the referee would have stopped the …

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Sir Roger Gale asks Secretary of State to help in Queen Vic row BAY MP Sir Roger Gale has asked the Secretary of State to intervene in the fight to keep services at the Queen Victoria Hospital. As officials announced they would be pressing ahead with their plans to move outpatient clinics to Whitstable despite huge public opposition, Sir Roger …

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Immigration is not our main problem

IN YOUR April 24 edition, you published the EU manifestos for all the political parties, and I am writing to challenge statements made by the Ukip candidate, particularly concerning immigration. Ukip claim that this country has seen more than 4 million immigrants over the last decade. While the 2011 census did show that there was a large increase in the …

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