Britain will still prosper despite a frenetic week (30 Jun 2016)

Charlie discusses what is next after the EU Referendum vote. 

"We must stick to our long term economic plan which has delivered jobs and money for our nation. We will continue to trade with Europe yet seek new markets across the rest of the world. We will maintain the protection of our borders. We will not only endure. We will prosper in the years to come."

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Each of us must make our own decision when it comes to EU (16 Jun 2016)

Charlie talks about next weeks EU Referendum.

"In this referendum I have the same vote as everyone else. Each of us must make our own decision. To decided what is best for us, our familiy and for Britiain. We must think of the future we wish to make and the kind of country we went to hand over to our children and grandchildren."

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Changes may put an end to our roads woe (09 Jun 2016)

Charlie discusses local transport issues.

"In the next five years our long-standing transport woes could be brought to an end. M20 lorry parks, a sensible TAP system, the Lower Thames Crossing and a dualled A2 would make an incredible difference to the wuality of life and transport in Dover and Deal."

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Let's hope poor turnout means protests coming to an end soon (02 Jun 2016)

Charlie discusses the Dover protests.

"What was different this time was that less than 30 rar-right extremists showed up on Saturday. On Sunday they gave up altogether and failed to show. It is very encoraging if Saturday's dwindling band is a sign of things to come."

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High street will get boost from St James shops and cinema (26 May 2016)

Charlie discusses the new St James development in Dover.

"New this week is that the town centre investment zone now has the funding it needs to become a reality. Lega & General plan to invest £53million to take forward our shared vision of civic renewal."

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Demolition of hated block an apt symbol of town's progress (12 May 2016)

Charlie discusses Dover's future in the wake of Burlington House's demolition.

"Seeing Burlington House finally come down shows how far we've come together in recent years. Before 2010 the idea that Burlington House would come down seemed a distant dream. Back then unemployment had rocketed, our port was about to be sold off to the French or whoever, and plans for a new Dover hospital had stalled."

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I'm so sick and tired of our town being used as a battleground (12 May 2016)

Charlie discusses Dover being used as a battleground for protest marches.

"We need to see the reform of human rights laws with a British Bill of Rights. We need a human rights code we can have confidence in. A code that will protect the innocent law abiding people of Dover and enable all of us to go about our daily lives without let or hindrance."

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We must think of the future we want to build (05 May 2016)

Charlie talks about EU Referendum debates he will be chairing in Dover and Deal. 

The public meeting in Deal will be held on 19th May at the Astor Theatre, starting at 7pm. The speaker for Leave will be Gordon Henderson, Conservative MP for Sittingbourne and Sheppey. The Remain speaker will be Peter Kyle, Labour MP for Hove. The public meeting in Dover will be held on 1st June at Dover Town Hall, starting at 7pm. The speaker for Leave will be Chris Heaton Harris, Conservative MP for Daventry. The Remain speaker will again be Peter Kyle MP.

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The continuing fight to secure the healthcare our towns need (28 Apr 2016)

Charlie discusses the need for a better share of healthcare for Dover and Deal.

"The NHS has had real increases in funding every year since 2010. This has only been possible because we have a strong economy. We have benefited with the new Buckland Hospital and more services in Deal. Now I am doing all I can to ensure we get a fairer share of funding for our local doctors and that our local doctors' practices are able to recuir the GPs they need to care for us all."

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What about our citizen's rights to get on with their daily lives (07 Apr 2016)

Charlie discusses the weekends protests in Dover.

"The far right and far left come here to use our town as a battleground. Each claims a moral superiority over the other. Yet the truth is they are both as bad as each other. They are simply opposite sides of the same coin of hatred and extreamism. There demonstrators' lust for violence knows no bounds, and was only checked at the weekend by the powerful Police presence."

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