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Government proposal to extend Discovery Park Enterprise Zone to…

Comments (0) THE government has outlined plans to add Manston airport and Betteshanger to the Discovery Park Enterprise Zone. The status was granted to the then-Pfizer site in August 2011 after the pharmaceutical giant pulled most of its business out of Sandwich. The status, which gives five years of tax breaks potentially worth £21.4 million, access to simplified planning rules and …

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Transport Minister makes Manston airport announcement

Comments (0) THE government will appoint a consultant to undertake a review of the process so far on decisions about the future of Manston Airport, Transport Minister John Hayes announced today. John Hayes was at Manston today to meet those at the heart of deciding the airfield’s future, including leader of Thanet District Council Iris Johnston and local MP Roger Gale. …

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No real appetite for hard-right populism

Gale’s view by your MP Roger Gale In a recent article, which I correctly anticipated would be taken out of context and unsubtly edited by political opponents, I said: “Let me be crystal clear I do not wish to be re-elected with the support of anyone who espouses the views expressed in the minutes following the murder of those working …

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Gale’s View

by your MP Roger Gale I believe that those who have sent me to parliament, at least over the last 20 years or so, have had a fair idea of what they were getting for their money. Through columns and news items in the Herne Bay Gazette, on radio and on television, I have sought to make my beliefs clear. …

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Gale’s View

by your MP Roger Gale How long will it be before the Russians, possibly in the guise of Eastern Ukrainian “rebels” drive through from the east via Mariupol and establish a land bridge between the neo—Soviet Union and Crimea? I know that this is not the burning question on the lips of the man in the public bar of the …

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Brace yourself for a Broadoak reservoir

BROADOAK residents rightfully venting their fury at the proposed route for the new power lines, (Times, June 11) wIll soon have something else to worry about. Having successfully avoided talking about the EU during the recent elections by ranting on about Manston airport, Herne Bay and North Thanet MP Roger Gale is now turning his attention to water supplies in …

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Under-fire crime chief: I regret TV documentary

Ann Barnes urged to ‘consider her position’ after C4 gaffe KENT Police and Crime Commissioner Ann Barnes has expressed regret for the fallout from her Channel 4 behind-the-scenes documentary. Speaking to the Kent and Medway Police and Crime Panel last Thursday, the £85,000-a-year commissioner faced questions over the controversial show which showed a string of gaffes from Mrs Barnes and …

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Duchamp festival puts Bay on art map

Town in the running for a record five cultural awards THE Bay has been shortlisted for five East Kent Culture Awards. Four nominations have been made for the 2013 Marcel Duchamp Centenary Festival, with one recognising the work of the Bright Shadow Theatre Company, based at Beach House in Beach Street. Organised by the University of Kent and Canterbury City …

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NHS is not safe in the Tories’ hands

A SHORT time ago the Government lost the case in the Court of Appeal when they attempted to close the accident and emergency services at Lewisham Hospital. This was because the neighbouring South London Health Trust had gone into administration. Lewisham protestors argued that their hospital was well performing and popular and should not be made to pay the price …

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No parliamentary stomach to revisit hunting debate

Gale’s View by your MP Roger Gale I cannot pretend to have endorsed every dot and comma of the coalition government’s policy. I remain opposed, for example, to the concept of same-sex marriage, and had the Conservatives not failed to win the last General Election we would most certainly have by now culled some 60 or more parliamentary seats that …

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