The Week in Westminster, 24 Nov

While we tend to focus on the drama of local politics, it can be easy to forget that Medway has three MPs representing us in parliament. What are they doing? What are they saying? Our new feature will try and break that down, while also accepting that many of the workings of parliament are horribly dense and not particularly accessible. Which leads us nicely to:


Kelly, Tracey and Rehman voted Nay.
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Rehman About Town!

If there’s one feature we’re asked to bring back more than any other, it’s our weekly roundup of everything and everyone the MP for Gillingham and Rainham has had his photograph taken with.

This week, Rehman has had his photo taken with the Singapore High Commissioner, people from his Conservative Association, Nick Robinson while appearing on Radio 4, a Pakistani cricketer, the Ambassador of Switzerland, residents and councillors in Wigmore, some folks from Arkansas, some students from Rainham Mark Grammar School, the Bishop of Rochester, the Oast House Christmas Bazaar, the Hempstead Village Fair, and residents in Rainham. Phew.