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Graham Evans MP in Parliament: Graham pays tribute to the sacrifice of Bomber Command at PMQs

Graham Evans (Weaver Vale) (Con): On the 8 June 1944, a relative of mine, Sergeant Jack Chadwick, was shot down while dropping much-needed supplies to the French resistance. Today he lies in a Normandy churchyard, together with the seven-man crew of his Halifax bomber. Does my right hon. Friend the Prime Minister agree that it is right and proper that this nation should remember the sacrifice of the 55,000 members of Bomber Command who gave their lives to rid Europe of Nazi tyranny?

Graham welcomes Government action to tackle illegal immigration

Graham welcomed new figures which show this Government is tackling illegal immigration. He also welcomed the news that Government plans to create a Border Police Command of the new National Crime Agency to help coordinate action between the immigration authorities and police forces.

Graham Evans MP in Parliament: Graham congratulates Cheshire Police on “superb achievement”

Graham Evans (Weaver Vale) (Con): Cheshire police have successfully made £13 million of efficiency savings while maintaining front-line services and dramatically cutting crime. Does the Home Secretary agree that that superb achievement highlights a fundamental difference between this Government and the last? While Labour judges things by how much is spent, we focus on the services delivered.

Phone hacking investigation announced

Speaking to the House of Commons last Wednesday, the Prime Minister said the inquiry would be split into two parts, with an investigation into the wrongdoing of the press and police, including the failure of the first police inquiry, and a full review of the regulation of the press.

Government smashes apprenticeship target

Statistics published last week by the Government show it has exceeded its ambition of delivering 50,000 additional adult apprenticeships (announced in May 2010) over the 2010-11 financial year, by actually delivering more than 103,000 additional adult apprenticeships than were projected under the previous government's plans.