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Christmas Break

Peace and goodwill around the world seem to be in short supply this Christmas. Syria’s civil war continues to exact a terrible toll. China and the USA contemplate escalating a trade war. Russia and Ukraine eyeball each other in the Sea of Asov. Here in Britain the atmosphere is sulphurous. 

Online Giants Must Pay Their Fair Share to the UK Tax Bill

Cheltenham's MP, Alex Chalk, has challenged the Treasury to set out the Government’s plans “to ensure that online digital market places, social media companies and search engines should pay their fair share of tax”.

Homelessness in Cheltenham

With Brexit convulsing Parliament, every column could cover the latest instalment in the saga. But with events moving so fast, a piece written on Tuesday might feel rather out of date 48 hours later.

Cheltenham MP backs Review of Firework Regulations

Cheltenham’s MP, Alex Chalk, has called in Parliament for a review of current firework regulations.  Mr Chalk was speaking during a debate on the sale of fireworks to the public.

The Pragmatic Deal

The moment of decision is approaching. In a few short weeks MPs will vote on the draft Withdrawal Agreement and outline political declaration on our future relationship with the EU.