Tackling the national deficit by growing the economy, more jobs and lowering taxes...

Local South Thanet MP, Craig Mackinlay, has today praised the recent visit by the Coastal Communities Minister, Mark Francois, which has been described by local groups as a ‘step-change' for the area.

Last week, at the invitation of Craig Mackinlay, the Minister spent the day in Thanet;...

On the 10th May, I am introducing a Bill to the House of Commons to change the law to allow Councils to ban the controversial practice of live animal exports from ports that they own.

In September 2012 tragedy struck the Thanet District Council owned port...

Craig Mackinlay, Member of Parliament for South Thanet, and fellow Kent MPs have today welcomed the announcement of £250m to relieve the pressure of Operation Stack with a preferred site at Stanford at junction 11 on the M20.  The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, announced the...

Following the announcement that June 23rd will be referendum day, I dug out a lengthy paper I wrote on 27th March 1992 that I sent to Lord Tebbit (then an MP). In that paper I wrote about the democratic deficit of the EU, the loss of sovereignty, the failures of our membership of the ERM and...

Craig Mackinlay, Member of Parliament for South Thanet covering Sandwich and the villages secured a one and a half hour Westminster Hall debate on the issue of inappropriate use of car Satellite Navigation systems within Heavy Goods vehicles, particularly by foreign drivers.

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