British Gas: Keep Paypoint and help rural customers

I am among 94 signatories to a letter sent to British Gas to protest about its plans to switch its payment partner from Paypoint - available at 28,000 retailers - to Payzone which only has 13,000 participants.

Brendan Clarke-Smith meets FA

I met with the Football Association yesterday to discuss funding for grassroots and youth projects. As a Notts County fan this is probably the closest I’ll get to the FA Cup!

Brendan Clarke-Smith meets with Notts MPs

Fantastic to meet up with my colleagues from Nottinghamshire. Back in 1997 Ken Clarke was the only Conservative MP, whereas now the entire county is blue! This gives us a great opportunity to fight together for Nottinghamshire and to get things done! 🌳🏹

Read: New Bassetlaw MP vows to repay the faith of voters

Thanks Worksop Guardian for helping me to keep constituents up to date with what I’m doing for Bassetlaw in Parliament.


As your new MP for Bassetlaw, I hope everybody had a wonderful Christmas and new year.

Withdrawal Agreement Bill passes in the Commons

WE DID IT! The Commons voted 330 to 231 in favour of the Withdrawal Agreement Bill. It should now pass through the House of Lords before gaining Royal Assent and becoming law. This is one of the reasons you sent me to Westminster and a promise I made to the people of Bassetlaw.