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Junior doctor contract reform

My wife is a junior doctor herself, so I am acutely aware of the strength of feeling surrounding this issue. I also contributed to a recent House of Commons debate on contract reform, and you might be interested to read my speech via the following link: http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201516/cmhansrd/cm151028/debtext/151028-0004.htm#15102846001513 I completely agree that junior doctors work extremely
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Dog meat debate

I was very sorry not to have been able to attend the debate, as it clashed with another debate about fairer school funding.  I view the trade and consumption of dog meat as abhorrent, particularly where it involves cruelty to animals. The Government has ensured that the UK continues to raise concerns with countries that
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Fracking

I fully understand and appreciate people’s concerns about fracking. Please let me reassure you that the Government is creating a regulatory regime that provides clear, strong protections for the environment. With these in place, I think it is right that we explore and make use of shale gas and oil. The opportunity to extract this
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Abortion medication in Northern Ireland

Many of you have contacted me about the woman who has been charged for purchasing abortion medication on behalf of her daughter in Northern Ireland. I understand that this is a very distressing case and one that has resulted because of abortion law in Northern Ireland which is different to the rest of the UK. Unfortunately,
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