Jesse’s Hereford Times column: Ciao Italia

Last year I wrote to the Prime Minister to suggest a loan of our Mappa Mundi and Magna Carta to France, recognising the generous loan of the Bayeux Tapestry to the UK. And I haven’t given up hope—as always the key is persistence.

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Jesse’s Hereford Times Column: Save The Broadleys!

Listeners who tuned into BBC Hereford and Worcester on Wednesday might have been confused--and hopefully relieved--to hear their MP talking not about Brexit, but a local pub.

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Jesse heads up a cross-party local campaign to save The Broadleys pub

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Local MP Jesse Norman has launched a new cross-party campaign with local Councillors in Hereford to save the Broadleys pub on the A49 Ross Road in South Wye, site of which has been earmarked for a new Co-op store.  

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Jesse’s Ross Gazette Column: Wild Boar

The advent of the Chinese New Year in February: the year of the Pig. But for many people in and around Ross, the rapid rise in the number of feral pigs and boar is no cause for celebration.

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Jesse’s Hereford Times Column: Parliamentary Procedure

Hitherto one of the striking things about Brexit has been that it has been debated, however rancorously, through the medium of normal politics.

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Jesse’s Ross Gazette Christmas message

A very Merry Christmas to all Gazette readers!

This has not been a vintage year in Westminster, I'm afraid, given all the Brexit shenanigans. Many people inside and outside politics have often forgotten basic values of politeness and civility. For its part, the national news media have always not shared the Gazette's care for accuracy and responsible journalism, to say the least.

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Jesse’s Hereford Times Column: Helping the homeless

The weeks leading to Christmas are a time of general celebration and joy. But as the nights grow colder it is vital not to forget the most vulnerable people in society, and especially homeless people and rough sleepers.

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Jesse appointed Minister of State at Department for Transport

Local MP Jesse Norman has been promoted to Minister of State at the Department of Transport.

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Jesse’s Hereford Times Column: Remembrance Sunday

Last Sunday, alongside the Lord Lieutenant, the Mayor of Hereford, civic dignitaries and thousands of local people, I stood in St Peter's Square to lay a wreath and pay my respects to the fallen on Remembrance Sunday. I lost my own grandfather in the Second World War, and it was, as always, a very deeply moving moment.

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Jesse’s Hereford Times Column – NMITE inauguration

Last Friday I was honoured to speak at the service for the inauguration of NMITE, our new university project, in Hereford Cathedral. This was my address.

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