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GILES ATTENDS A120 CAMPAIGN EVENT

Giles Watling, MP for Clacton, recently attended the A120 Networking Event in Colchester, to reaffirm his support for the campaign to upgrade this vital economic link.

GILES CELEBRATES GIRLS' FOOTBALL WEEK

Giles Watling, MP for Clacton, and former England international, Rachel Yankey OBE, joined forces in Parliament to show support for The FA’s Girls’ Football Week supported by Disney, Monday 23rd – Sunday 29th April.

SPEECH ON TRANSPORT

It is an honour to speak under your chairmanship, Sir Henry. I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Bexhill and Battle (Huw Merriman) on securing this important debate.

GILES QUESTIONS JUSTICE SECRETARY ON DRUGS IN PRISONS

On Tuesday 24th May, Giles Watling, MP for Clacton, questioned the secretary of State for Justice, Rt Hon David Gauke MP, on the smuggling of drugs into prisons.

Watch the question here.

Read the transcript below, and the full debate here.

GILES SUPPORTS LADS FOR DADS

Giles Watling, MP for Clacton, supports the Tendring based organisation ‘Lads Need Dads’, which was set up to equip, engage and inspire young boys with absent fathers.

GILES MEETS AGE UK IN PARLIAMENT

Giles Watling MP attends Age UK’s Parliamentary reception to put older people’s views at the centre of the social care debate

Giles Watling, Member of Parliament for Clacton, met with older people from across the country at an event in Parliament organised by the charity Age UK.  

GILES SUPPORTS THE LOVE ESSEX NHS CAMPAIGN

Giles Watling, MP for Clacton, has pledged his support for the Love Essex NHS campaign, which brings together MPs from all corners of the county to celebrate the work of the NHS and encourage positive dialogue about the organisation.

STATEMENT ON SYRIA

On Saturday 7th April, 75 people, including many young children, were killed in a despicable and barbaric attack in Douma, with as many as 500 further casualties. We have seen the harrowing images of men, women and children lying dead with foam in their mouths.