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Tommy Sheppard
08 October 2019
My work for you in Edinburgh East
One of my favourite (and toughest) jobs of the year is judging the Portobello Sandcastle competition. This year was no different with lots of families and individuals battling the wind - though thankfully not the rain - to make some incredible creations. Congrats to Eleanor, her dad Jonathan and all who took part! Thanks to Rosy and the team Art Walk Porty for letting me get inside the kiln and gi...
Tommy Sheppard
08 October 2019
My work for you in Westminster
Every month when I sit down to write this it amazes me how much has happened in such a short space of time. September was no different. We headed back after recess with one clear priority - to work with other parties to prevent a no-deal Brexit prior to Boris Johnson's planned shut down of parliament with a five week prorogation. One that turned out to be unlawful - but more on that later. The mon...
Tommy Sheppard
25 September 2019
My work for you in Edinburgh East
 August is usually a month that's focussed solely on the constituency. It's the month where my newsletter is a jolly affair telling you about all the fantastic organisations I've visited. And I will do that. But first we have to talk about events in Westminster. Last week the Prime Minister chose to ask the Queen to prorogue parliament, effectively reducing the amount of time available to stop a n...