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BT has narrowly managed to avoid being legally separated from its Openreach division, which runs the UK’s broadband infrastructure. The telecoms giant is very lucky because the current level of service is dire to say the least.

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France and Germany are reeling after a series of terrorist atrocities. It can only be a matter of time before Britain is attacked. Two things have helped to fuel this.

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The brutal murder of Jo Cox MP has horrified us all. She was clearly a rising parliamentary star and will be terribly missed. It is hard to find words to convey the shock that everybody feels on hearing news like this.

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The EU referendum campaign is well underway and I think it’s going to be the most important vote that we will take in our lifetime. Britain’s membership costs £350m a week - money which could be better spent on schools and hospitals here in the UK.

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The tragic bombings in Brussels once again highlight the evil of Islamic extremism; a growing threat to the freedoms which we take for granted in Europe. Early last week, I met with campaigners in London who are concerned at the growth of jihadi Islamism and its effects on women.

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The loss of 750 jobs at the Tata Steel plant in Port Talbot was the subject of a short parliamentary inquiry by the Welsh Affairs Committee (which I chair) last week.

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A New Year and the Severn Bridge tolls have gone up again. This was always going to happen following an agreement struck between the UK Government and the consortium which built the Second Severn Crossing in 1992. However, change is afoot.

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In the wake of the Paris attacks, political and religious leaders of all faiths have been right to repeatedly remind us that the vast majority of Muslims are peace-loving and opposed to terrorism. This is certainly true.

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An organisation called the People’s NHS has been lobbying me and other Conservative MPs to stop an EU treaty called the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership. It believes TTIP will lead to the privatisation of the NHS.

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A few Argus readers have criticised my stance on immigration and I am happy to respond. Across Turkey there are over 20 refugee camps offering a safe place to anyone fleeing war in Syria or Iraq. There are others in Jordan.