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Stockport Express Column August 2017

I was surprised to learn recently that there are no definite figures on how many armed forces veterans live in Stockport. The national census, which happens every ten years, does not collect information on the Armed Forces community – information which could help us improve support for our armed forces, both serving and retired.

I met some of these men and women when I visited the Stockport Veterans Breakfast Club earlier this year. They have served our country in conflicts including Northern Ireland, Bosnia, Iraq and Afghanistan.

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Stockport Express column July 2017

It’s nearly the end of the school term, when children and teachers can take stock of a busy year and look forward to the summer holidays.

I was delighted to be invited back to Stockport Academy in Cheadle Heath to hear about the students’ achievements over the year, which are truly impressive. They put in so much hard work and are a real credit to the excellent teaching and learning at the Academy.

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NEW LAW NEEDED TO CRACKDOWN ON INTERNET ‘CATFISH’

Debate on Catfishing in Westminster Hall

A new law to tackle the growing menace of online sex predators who create false identities to lure people into relationships, will be called for in the Commons today.
 
Ann Coffey MP will highlight the plight of Matt Peacock, a male model from Stockport, who has had his identify stolen online for the past four years by a ‘catfish’ who has used his pictures on dating websites to create fake social media profiles to entice women.

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