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What a curious defence our MP Sir Roger Gale makes against Ukip! The simple fact is that Sir Roger has let us down. He was against immigration, He has done nothing about it. He supports a government that promised to reduce immigration “or vote us out”. Immigration is now at higher levels than it was under Gordon Brown. Sir Roger …

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MP is both patriotic and compassionate

I feel I must respond to Ukip parliamentary candidate Pier Wauchope’s comments regarding Herne Bay MP Sir Roger Gale at his recent meeting in the Kings Hall. Sir Roger has been consistent over a long period of time in his support for a referendum on our membership of the European Union in his ongoing fight for better road and rail …

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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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My wish: let the planes fly again from Manston

Gale’s view by your MP Sir Roger Gale Politicians are expected to wish for world peace in the coming year. We do indeed live in the most dangerous of times and it would be good to think that by the end of 2015 the threat from ISIS will have been removed, Ebola will be a distant memory and Russia will …

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Sea Cadets buoyed by £47,000 windfall

Herne Bay Sea Cadets Corps celebrated winning £47,000 from Sport England to improve their facilities. The group, led by Officer Frederika Garside are now in the middle of upgrading the toilets, kitchen and showers at their base in Hampton Pier Avenue. They were visited by MP Sir Roger Gale, and presented him with a Rotary Shield for his outstanding contribution …

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Street pastors are ready to help town’s revellers

“lt’s an exciting time and a little bit scary” Volunteer churchgoers will start patrolling the town’s streets next week in a bid to help people in distress or worse for wear through drink. The street pastors are set to be officially commissioned at a ceremony in Herne Bay tomorrow night (Friday). Plans to bring the caring clergy to the town …

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Campaign lost for hospital services

BATTLE TO SAVE QUEEN VICTORIA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Campaigners have lost their battle to save outpatient services at the Queen Victoria Memorial Hospital in Herne Bay. It follows the decision by East Kent NHS Trust bosses to push forward with plans to axe the number of outpatient sites from 15 to six. Following a £30,000 public consultation, services such as obstetrics, …

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‘FIGHT IS NOT YET OVER’ SAYS BAY MP

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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Senior citizens’ club’s birthday

THERE were birthday celebrations galore at Greenhill Senior Citizens’ Club on Friday. The group itself was 50 years old, and two of its members also celebrated their 70th year. Herne Bay MP Sir Roger Gale and Lord Mayor of Canterbury Cllr Ann Taylor joined the party and shared their own memories of the club. Secretary Gill Pullen said: “We had …

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No easy answers to Middle East crises

Gale’s View by your MP Sir Roger Gale Events in the Middle East are moving very fast and there is always a danger that a column such as this, even when written as late as possible before publication, may be overtaken by events. At the time of writing, however, I detect no appetite at all among those I represent, for …

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