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Eleanor Laing MP Backs Action on Diabetes

Epping Forest MP Eleanor Laing has shown her support for tackling poor diabetes care by backing a call by Diabetes UK for a national plan to improve healthcare for people with diabetes.

Lib Dem Councillor Defects to Conservatives

Councillor Mrs Lynn Hughes, who has represented the Hemnall ward on Epping Town Council since May 2011, has defected from the Liberal Democrats to the Conservatives. The Conservatives now hold 11 of the 12 seats on Epping Town Council.

Eleanor Laing MP raises concerns over an elected House of Lords

Speaking in the debate on the Queen’s Speech, Eleanor Laing welcomes reform of the House of Lords, but reaffirms her concerns that an elected House of Lords would undermine the position of the elected Members of the House of Commons and make them less likely to be able to hold the Government to account.