Jeremy Lefroy

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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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