4 Lincolnshire MPs meet the Prime Minister

David Cameron meets with Lincs MPs

The Prime Minister has held talks with northern Lincolnshire's four MPs on how to improve the area's economy.

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Nick Clegg to host weekly radio phone-in

Nick Clegg
"I don't think politicians get to hear enough from people directly," Mr Clegg said. Credit: Chris Radburn/PA Archive

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg will hold a weekly radio phone-in in a fresh attempt to reconnect with voters.

The Liberal Democrat leader will take half-an-hour's worth of calls from listeners to London's LBC 97.3 radio with presenter Nick Ferrari every Thursday morning.

"I'm doing this because I don't think politicians get to hear enough from people directly," Mr Clegg said. "You can't do the right thing in government unless you keep in touch with how people are thinking and feeling."

Director of Public Prosecutions to review abuse claims against Savile

The Prime Minister has announced that the Director of Public Prosecutions is to review documents from police investigations into abuse claims against Jimmy Savile.

Speaking in the Commons, David Cameron told MPs:

Today I can confirm that the Director of Public Prosecutions has confirmed that his principle legal advisor will again review the papers from the time when a case was put to the CPS for prosecution.

– David Cameron


New jobs for Lincolnshire MPs

Two Lincolnshire MPs have been given Government jobs as David Cameron continues his reshuffle.

Boston and Skegness MP Mark Simmonds becomes a Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

Fellow Lincolnshire Conservative Nick Boles, who represents Grantham and Stamford, has been given a job as Parliamentary Under Secretary at Dept for Communities and Local Government

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