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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 pm on 23rd March 2017.

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Photo of Martin Vickers Martin Vickers Conservative, Cleethorpes 12:00 pm, 23rd March 2017

I, too, put it on record that my thoughts are with the family and friends of PC Palmer and all those who suffered as a result of yesterday’s events.

New Waltham Parish Council in my constituency has written to the Transport Secretary about what it regards as a complete waste of money—a proposal by North East Lincolnshire Council to install traffic signals at Toll Bar roundabout in the parish. That proposal has angered and perplexed many people in the area. It is being carried out with Government money, so could we have a debate on how local authorities spend the many billions of pounds that the Government hand to them?