Charlie praises Temple Ewell Primary School (26 Nov 2015)

Charlie has visited Temple Ewell CPE Primary School, where they have achieved 100% literacy. 

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Charlie welcomes new apprenticeship starts (26 Nov 2015)

Charlie has welcomed figures that show that 900 young people have started apprentichips in Dover and Deal in the last year alone.

"It's fantastic to see more and more young people taking advantage of apprenticeships to get the skills and experince they need."

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Charlie supports local Christmas markets (26 Nov 2015)

Charlie has shown his support for local vendors at Christmas markets in Deal and Caple-Le-Ferne.

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Charlie discusses increased cross channel security (26 Nov 2015)

Charlie discusses how cross channel security has been heightened in the wake of the Paris terror attacks. 

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Charlie visits Tilmanstone Salads (19 Nov 2015)

Charlie has visited Tilmanstone Salads in Tilmanstone, where all of the salads are packed for Marks & Spencers up and down the country, and where there has been a recent £3.1 million investment into the factory. 

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Charlie responds to the Paris attacks (19 Nov 2015)

Charlie shares some thoughts on the terror attacks in Paris.

"We must be resolute and determined in the face of those who seek to kill us and destroy the values we hold dear. Most of all we now need to act to confront ISIL and to defeat them and their evil terrorist state."

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Charlie supports Cherished Gowns (19 Nov 2015)

Charlie has met with non-profit Cherished Gowns who turn donated wedding dresses into clothes for still born babies to offer them his full support going forward. 

"I am going to do everything I can to support Cherished Gowns in their effort to get hospital space and to support and improve provisions for bereaved and grieving parents during such a difficult time."

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Charlie supports the future development of Dover (12 Nov 2015)

Charlie hits out at the Campaign for Rural England's campaign to prevent future development in Dover.

"The developments we need and have wanted for so long are under threat. Not from our community or anyone democtatically elected. They are under threat from self-appointed campaign groups like CPRE."

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Charlie makes the case for M20 Lorry Park (12 Nov 2015)

Along with a delegation of Kent MP's, Charlie has made the case for lorry parks to be built on the M20 as a solution to Operation Stack. 

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Charlie makes it clear that no one wants an open prison at Dover's Immigration Removal Centre (05 Nov 2015)

Charlie makes the case why Dover's Immigration Removal Centre should not become an open prison. 

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Charlie Elphicke

Freedom of the press is a cornerstone of our democracy. They keep everyone involved in public life on their toes. This is a selection of press cuttings on some hot topics in Dover & Deal. Please have a look - I would really appreciate your comments and feedback.

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