Opinions

Ranil Jayawardena MP Opinion Piece—September 2018

Summer recess is always a great time of year for me, because I get to spend more time across our constituency, speaking with constituents. It’s even better this summer, as I’ve launched my new ‘Recess Pub Tour’ too!

Ranil Jayawardena MP Opinion Piece—July 2018

I care passionately about education and schools in North East Hampshire. As you may know, I grew up here and I was lucky to get a good education in local state schools—at Hook Infants, Hook Juniors and at Robert May’s in Odiham.

Ranil Jayawardena MP Opinion Piece—June 2018

Since my election in 2015, I have received almost 10,000 pieces of casework—ranging from animal cruelty to the Yemen. Almost none have been as ongoing and persistent, however, as concerns over unauthorised traveller encampments and the behaviour in and around them.

Ranil Jayawardena MP Opinion Piece - Fleet & Yateley News, October 2017

My last column was published over the summer recess – I hope that you all had an enjoyable summer and were able to spend some time with your friends and family in the little good weather we had! Sticking with family, now that the schools are back, I’d like to shine a light on education.

Ranil Jayawardena MP Opinion Piece - Fleet & Yateley News, August 2017

While the House doesn't sit during the summer, the work of a Member of Parliament doesn't stop! I thought you might like to hear a little bit about my work over the summer but, first, thank you to everyone who re-elected me as MP for North East Hampshire in June.

Labour haven't learned their lesson

Ranil Jayawardena has warned that Ed Miliband’s Labour Party would put at risk all the hard work to turn the economy around in North East Hampshire, after new research was published showing Ed Miliband’s Party would borrow £20.7 billion more in 2015/16 – £1,200 for every working household in North East Hampshire.