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Rebecca Harris slams disorder

Castle Point MP, Rebecca Harris has slammed the culprits behind eleven incidents of arson carried out on Canvey Island on Tuesday night.

Rebecca helps secure £350,000 investment

Anglian Water are to invest around £350,000 in an upgrade of the local sewer system to tackle the ‘Benfleet Stink’ and stop the frequent spilling of sewage into the ditches around Richmond Park.

Rebecca solves clamping issue

The Park Garage Group have asked ‘LPS Parking Solutions’, the clampers they employ at the Total Garage on Benfleet High Road, to leave the premises after local MP Rebecca Harris wrote to the Managing Director of the company, Mr Sunil Tandon, to support resident’s complaints about disproportionate clamping fees.

Rain doesn't stop play at Strawberry Tea!

Hardy members of the Thundersley Ladies Conservative group braved the changeable  early Summer weather to hold a Strawberry tea within the delightful surroundings of Bob & Pam Challis’ garden.

Rebecca Harris MP helps support Abbeyfield Week 2011

MP for Castle Point, Rebecca Harris, lent her support to Abbeyfield Week 2011 by taking part in a generational skills swap in Parliament this week. Rebecca Harris was joined by the actor and Abbeyfield patron Geoffrey Palmer in Parliament to raise awareness of this innovative scheme, which brings together older and younger people to encourage them to swap invaluable skills. 

Rebecca Harris: Police Should Be Crime-Fighters, Not Form-Writers

Rebecca Harris has welcomed the Home Secretary’s commitment to fight crime by slashing police bureaucracy. In a speech on Monday, Theresa May outlined a package of reforms which will save 2.5 million police hours a year – the equivalent of 1200 officer posts.  The reforms will cut paperwork above all by restructuring the police’s performance review process, and simplifying crime recording.  They will change the culture of policing by moving away from the tick box, cover-your-back culture of today. This is a truly radical change with Government committing to trust the police to get on with their job.