I understand the strength of your feeling on this issue and would like to clarify the situation. Self-locking snares have been banned since 1981, but the use of free-running snares is permitted. Animals are, however, protected from unnecessary suffering under the Animal Welfare Act 2006, and this includes any caught in snares.Read more
The internet is now an important part of all our lives. As more public services go online it is essential that everyone has access to a fast and reliable Internet connection.
I want to find out who has and hasn't got a decent broadband connection so that I can more effectively lobby government and the telecoms companies for the speedy roll-out of super-fast rural broadband.Read more
I visited some of the shops in Great Yeldham earlier this week and it is clear that despite on-line shopping and out of town shopping centres the traditional village shop still has an important role.
As well as providing goods and services the local shop is also a community hub, ad-hoc advice bureaux and local information provider.Read more