£6 million boost for Colchester schools

Eight schools in Colchester are today celebrating after an announcement by Lib Dem Schools Minister David Laws of a major investment totalling more than £6 million in capital projects.

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Improve Falklands harbour says MP

False economies in the modernisation of the harbour into which most goods for the Falkland Islands are landed will leave it non-compliant with international maritime regulations.  That was the claim made in the House of Commons by Colchester MP Sir Bob Russell during questions to the Secretary of...

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Devolve powers to East, says Sir Bob

Colchester MP Sir Bob Russell has said that further plans to devolve the powers of central government should include the counties of the East of England which he described as an “economic powerhouse”.

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Save our crossing - help save lives

Save our crossing - help save lives

Say no to Conservative plans to remove the pedestrian crossing on Cymbeline Way. Click here to sign our petition today.

The choice is clear

The choice is clear

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About Sir Bob Russell

Bob Russell was elected as Member of Parliament for Colchester in the General Election of May 1997. He was re-elected, with increased majorities each time, in the General Elections of 2001, 2005 and 2010. Read more