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Elizabeth debates the dualing of the A11 with Transport Minister

Elizabeth joined Members of Parliament from across Norfolk and Suffolk to press the Transport Minister, Mike Penning MP, for the dualling of the A11. The serious but still good-humoured debate, entitled 'Economic Impact for East Anglia of dualling the A11', took place in Westminster Hall, and attracted an audience of not just journalists but local businessmen from the region too.

Elizabeth asks government for fair levels of funding and resources

Elizabeth joined fellow Norfolk MPs to lobby the Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Danny Alexander.  The MPs urged the minister to treat the county fairly, stating the case of why Norfolk must not be sidelined when it comes to the allocation of government funding and resources.

Elizabeth delivered her Maiden Speech in the House of Commons

Thank you for calling me, Mr Deputy Speaker, and may I congratulate the hon. Member for South Down (Ms Ritchie) on her passionate advocacy of the economic development of her constituency? I also congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for East Hampshire (Damian Hinds) on his advocacy of the importance of education programmes.

Elizabeth delivers her Maiden Speech

Elizabeth delivered her Maiden Speech in the Queen's Speech Debate on Economic Affairs and Work and Pensions in the House of Commons.