Colchester MP’s challenge over weekend rail closures

Colchester MP Sir Bob Russell has written to the Secretary of State for Transport to request that his Department ensures that there will be no over-runs by Network Rail during the eight weekends from the end of January through February to the latter part of March when work on a £15 million upgrad...

Colchester MP’s challenge over weekend rail closures

MP’s warning over horticultural skills

Britain’s horticultural industry is in crisis because not enough home grown talent is being recruited to be trained in the wide range of skills required – and the main reason, according to Colchester MP Sir Bob Russell, is that successive governments and the education establishment have not seen ...

MP’s warning over horticultural skills

Sir Bob backs independent ambulance service inquiry

Sir Bob backs independent ambulance service inquiry

Colchester MP Sir Bob Russell said: “I would welcome an independent inquiry into the East of England Ambulance Service – including whether it was sensible for the last Labour government to set up such a huge organisation covering the counties of Essex, Suffolk, Norfolk, Cambridgeshire, Bedfordshi...

Sir Bob backs independent ambulance service inquiry

Silent vigil for freedom of speech

Silent vigil for freedom of speech

On Thursday at noon Colchester's Liberal Democrat MP Sir Bob Russell attended a two-minutes silent vigil in the historic Westminster Hall, Houses of Parliament in tribute to those murdered in Paris the previous day.  He is pictured, after the vigil, with fellow MPs Stephen Metcalfe (South Basildo...

Silent vigil for freedom of speech
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