Jeremy Lefroy
Jeremy Lefroy is Member of Parliament for Stafford, UK. He and his family lived in Tanzania where he worked in the coffee industry. Since returning to the UK, he has worked assisting smallholder farmers in East Africa.

Entries by Jeremy Lefroy

Welcome News From Across the Pond: Making Malaria a Priority

(0) Comments | Posted 25 April 2016 | (03:59)

Of all the headlines coming out of America so far this year, the one that excited me most was President Barack Obama's bold call for the world to end malaria.

While it may get lost in the noise of the presidential election and other pressing issues at home and...

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Planning Enforcement Needs Greater weight

(0) Comments | Posted 24 April 2013 | (14:06)

This week I will present a 10 Minute Rule Bill to Parliament calling for stricter rules to impose fines on developers who deliberately exceed planning consents.

I have seen several constituency cases where developers have blatantly breached planning permission in order to gain an unauthorised advantage, often financial, to the...

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Punjab's Education Reform Programme

(1) Comments | Posted 12 December 2012 | (15:06)

In a small courtyard on the edge of Lahore, Pakistan, 250 children are studying. Three years ago, this school did not exist; even twelve months ago, all the lessons were held under trees.

The school was set up by Samina, a teacher from another school in a neighbouring area. She...

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Supporting Smallholders in Securing Global Food Security

(1) Comments | Posted 10 August 2012 | (13:07)

This weekend, as London 2012 draws to a close, David Cameron will be chairing a conference at Downing Street about tackling malnutrition among the world's poorest children.

I hope that this meeting is the start of a concerted effort by the UK - which holds the G8 Presidency in 2013...

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