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Question on Covid Restrictions

Today Duncan asked the Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP, Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, about the potential effect of enforcing a national set of Covid restrictions upon North Norfolk, where rates of infection remain amongst the lowest in the country. 

Question: Online Sales Tax

Today Duncan asked the Rt Hon Jesse Norman MP, Financial Secretary to the Treasury, about the possibility of an online sales tax in order to protect High Street businesses.

UK Internal Market Bill

We have now had the 2nd reading this evening of the UK Internal Market Bill and I'm pleased to explain how I voted.

This issue and the public concern has deeply troubled me. It is not a Bill I have taken lightly and I have sought a lot of advice and many opinions over the matter.

Intervention on Tourism

Today Duncan thanked Tourism Minister Nigel Huddleston MP for his visit to North Norfolk over the summer, and asked him to consider the impact of the latest changes to coronavirus regulations on the tourism industry. 

Question on the Internal Market Bill

Today Duncan asked the Rt Hon Brandon Lewis, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, about the Internal Market Bill, and emphasised the importance of the EU reaching an agreement with the UK on a Free Trade Agreement. 

Speech on Public Lavatories

Public lavatories are a lifeline, particularly in communities with an ageing population and those with a thriving visitor economy.

Question on Affordable Housing

The urgent need for more affordable housing in North Norfolk is an issue I promised to address when elected as your MP. I am pleased that the government is set to tackle this through the forthcoming reform to planning regulations.