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Proposed new Parliamentary boundaries

The Boundary Commission has announced initial proposals for new Parliamentary boundaries, including the Canterbury constituency.

Canterbury and Whitstable are being split into separate seats, with Whitstable joining a new North Kent Coastal seat and Canterbury joining with Faversham.

Julian Brazier: Flooding update

Canterbury and Whitstable Julian Brazier MP shares his thoughts on the work done to prevent a repeat of last year's flooding

Experiencing transport options in the Netherlands

At an Executive Meeting back in March of this year, when the committee first considered the draft Transport Strategy, a number of public speakers came along to discuss the role of sustainable transport in creating a more sustainable future for Canterbury District. A few months later I found myself on the 7am flight from Stansted to Eindhoven

An Invitation to Join Canterbury Conservative Future

Are you aged between 18 and 30? Are you interested in, or a member of, the Conservative Party? Do you want to get more involved with the local party, its members, the constituents and the local politicians? Then join Canterbury Conservative Future.

Consider Standing as a Councillor in May 2015

With the publication of the final recommendations of the Local Government Boundary Commission for England, reducing the number of Canterbury City Councillors from 50 to 39 and altering wards, the election campaign for May 2015 begins today.

The Folly of Raising Income Tax

Under this Conservative-led collation government everybody in the UK will be paying less in income tax. However, if Labour have a sniff of power in 2015 they have pledged to raise the top rate, known as the "additional rate", back to 50%. Barton Ward Canterbury City Councillor Steven Williams shares his thoughts.

Whitstable Members Visit the European Parliament

Whitstable Party activists Mike and Jackie Perkins recently visited the European Parliament as guests of South East MEP Daniel Hannan. Below, Mike - the chairman of the Whitstable Conservative Policy Forum Group - describes what took place and shares his thoughts on the visit.

Protecting children on the internet

If there is one thing that has changed the working lives of many of us for the better, it is the internet. As an MP, I find it invaluable for keeping up with breaking news and finding instant help on subjects that I am researching. As a parent and concerned adult, however, I am horribly aware of the darker side of the web and the effect that it can have on our children.