Latest Articles
By Peter Luff MP

Here are a selection of articles Peter has written for local and other publications.

  • 23 March 2015 Cynicism about politics

    One of the things that really saddens me is the growing cynicism about politics. .... Read More.

  • 23 March 2015 Farewell

    When I wake up on Monday 30th March, my political career will have come to its end. Parliament dissolves, to use the correct term, at one minute after midnight that day. This will be the first election since 1982 when I am not a candidate. .... Read More.

Article Archive

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  1. Article For The Daily Mirror By Peter Luff And Bob Ainsworth

    10 March 2015
  2. Zombie Parliament?

    3 February 2015
  3. Politicians Are Not Out Of Touch

    26 January 2015
  4. Christmas Message 2014

    8 January 2015
  5. "men In Grey Suits"

    8 January 2015
  6. Optimism

    8 January 2015
  7. Why The Strategic Defence Review Mustnít Go Ahead As Planned

    24 November 2014
  8. First World War Centenary

    24 September 2014
  9. Worcestershire Skills Central

    24 September 2014
  10. Conflict And Tension Around The Globe

    24 September 2014
  11. The European Elections

    7 July 2014
  12. A Great Day Out At The Royal Three Counties Show

    7 July 2014
  13. Better Together

    7 July 2014
  14. Worcestershire Schools Are Great Success

    2 May 2014
  15. Democracy Is Not Just About Voting Ė Itís Also About Freedom Under The Rule Of Law.

    2 May 2014
  16. We Can't Take Risks With Flooding

    2 May 2014
  17. Pmqs: Punch And Judy Or Effective Scrutiny?

    2 May 2014
  18. We're All Affected By Skills Shortage

    2 May 2014
  19. Worcestershire Needs A Better Train Service

    2 May 2014
  20. The Power Of Political Perseverance

    2 May 2014
  21. Immigration Truths

    11 February 2014
  22. Small Businesses Are The Lifeblood Of The British Economy

    11 February 2014
  23. New Year's Honours

    11 February 2014
  24. Good News For Parents And Pupils

    11 February 2014
  25. The Cost Of Living At Christmas

    6 January 2014
  26. New Year Message

    6 January 2014
  27. The Chancellor's Autumn Statement

    6 January 2014
  28. Christmas Message

    6 January 2014
  29. British Aid

    6 January 2014
  30. Remembrance Sunday

    19 November 2013
  31. South Worcestershire Development Plan

    19 November 2013
  32. Local Democracy - Get Involved!

    19 November 2013
  33. Open Primary Elections To Find My Successor

    22 October 2013
  34. First World War Centenary

    8 October 2013
  35. Under Funding For Worcestershire Schools

    8 October 2013
  36. Myths About Manufacturing

    12 September 2013
  37. Syria

    2 September 2013
  38. Community Rights

    28 August 2013
  39. Let's Put Worcestershire On The Tourist Map In 2015

    13 August 2013
  40. Lady Doreen Lawrence

    13 August 2013
  41. Unemployment In Mid Worcestershire

    29 July 2013
  42. Back On Track

    24 July 2013
  43. Great News For Worcestershire In Spending Review

    24 July 2013
  44. Changes To Disability Benefits

    27 June 2013
  45. The Energy Bill

    27 June 2013
  46. A Cause For Optimism

    27 June 2013
  47. The Biggest Trade Deal In History?

    27 June 2013
  48. Get In Touch

    5 June 2013
  49. Proposing The Loyal Address

    5 June 2013
  50. A Reason To Be Optimistic

    5 June 2013
  51. Baroness Thatcher

    15 April 2013
  52. Big Ben

    9 April 2013
  53. Energy Prices

    18 March 2013
  54. Changes To The Welfare System

    18 March 2013
  55. My Campaign

    5 March 2013
  56. David Cameron Got It Spot On

    14 February 2013
  57. Mixed Answers From Ministers

    14 February 2013
  58. Same Sex Marriage

    14 February 2013
  59. The Eu Question

    31 January 2013
  60. The New Year Has Been A Busy One Already For Me

    28 January 2013
  61. The Police And Crime Commissioner's Deputy Decision

    16 January 2013
  62. My New Year Resolution...

    16 January 2013
  63. The European Union Debate Continues...

    16 January 2013
  64. Low Turnout At The Police And Crime Commissioner Elections

    29 November 2012
  65. Problems With Planning

    22 November 2012
  66. Groceries Code Adjudicator Bill

    22 November 2012
  67. Have Your Say On Two Important Issues

    7 November 2012
  68. Police And Crime Commissioner Elections

    7 November 2012
  69. Education Funding

    26 October 2012
  70. Apprenticeship Opportunities

    26 October 2012
  71. A Day In Evesham

    15 October 2012
  72. Drotiwich Spa Amateur Boxing Club

    15 October 2012
  73. Parliament Week

    15 October 2012
  74. Planning Decisions In Wychbold

    13 September 2012
  75. This Book Is A Gripping Read...

    7 September 2012
  76. Summer Recess

    7 September 2012
  77. Don't Forget The North Korean People

    22 August 2012
  78. Local Decision Making

    22 August 2012
  79. Worcestershire's Contribution To The London 2012 Olympic Games

    22 August 2012
  80. Support For Business

    23 July 2012
  81. The Signing Of The Armed Forces Community Covenant

    13 July 2012
  82. Olympic Spirit In Worcestershire

    13 July 2012
  83. The Summer Holidays Are Just Around The Corner...

    4 July 2012
  84. The Three Counties Show

    4 July 2012
  85. The Defence Industry In Worcestershire

    4 July 2012
  86. Diamond Jubilee Year

    4 July 2012
  87. Why The Jubilee Matters - Some Personal Reflections

    6 June 2012
  88. As Parliament Draws To A Close...

    18 May 2012
  89. Heroes

    18 May 2012
  90. Austerity

    18 May 2012
  91. The Lottery Legacy

    11 April 2012
  92. Budget News

    4 April 2012
  93. Praise For Wychavon District Council

    20 March 2012
  94. Afghanistan

    14 March 2012
  95. Article For Droitwich Advertiser

    6 March 2012
  96. Article For The Worcester News

    20 February 2012
  97. The Times Campaign On Cycling

    20 February 2012
  98. Article For Droitwich Advertiser

    20 February 2012
  99. Evesham Regal Cinema

    6 February 2012
  100. Daylight Savings Bill

    19 January 2012
  101. A Reflection Of The Year For The Worcester Standard

    13 December 2011
  102. Democracy Is Best Achieved Through A Good Argument

    13 December 2011
  103. A Good Year For Evesham

    6 December 2011
  104. Droitwich Mp Reflects On Impact Of Autumn Statement

    30 November 2011
  105. Respect For Our Armed Forces

    15 November 2011
  106. Remembrance Day: A Day To Remember

    7 November 2011
  107. Of Boundary Changes And Local Plans

    26 September 2011
  108. Mp Congratulates Police And Border Agency

    31 August 2011
  109. Praise For Local Newspapers

    2 August 2011
  110. All Things Good For Evesham

    18 July 2011
  111. Luff Calls For Better Standards In Worcestershire Hospitals

    9 June 2011
  112. The Importance Of Easter And My Trip To Korea

    21 April 2011
  113. The Droitwich Air Cadets Squadron

    17 March 2011
  114. Building For A Better Future

    9 March 2011
  115. Droitwich Standard Article

    14 February 2011
  116. Droitwich Advertiser Article

    14 February 2011
  117. Njk Parish Newsletter

    8 February 2011
  118. Droitwich Advertiser Article

    1 February 2011
  119. Droitwich Standard Article

    17 January 2011
  120. Droitwich Standard Article

    17 January 2011
  121. Droitwich Advertiser Article

    17 January 2011
  122. Evesham Observer Article

    14 January 2011
  123. Worcester News Article

    7 January 2011
  124. Worcester Standard Article

    7 January 2011
  125. Worcester News Article

    15 December 2010
  126. Evesham Observer Article

    15 December 2010
  127. My Life As A Minister - Droitwich Advertiser Column

    23 November 2010
  128. Reflecting On Remembrance Day - Article For Evesham Observer

    16 November 2010
  129. Article For The Droitwich Advertiser - Being A Minister

    9 November 2010
  130. Njk Parish Council Newsletter

    8 November 2010
  131. Droitwich Advertiser Article

    25 October 2010
  132. Worcester News

    23 September 2010
  133. Article For The Droitwich Advertiser

    14 September 2010
  134. Tribute To Two Great Droitwich People

    23 July 2010
  135. Luff Reports On Armed Forces Day And The Financial Challenges The Coalition Government Faces

    28 June 2010
  136. Reporting Back To Droitwich

    26 June 2010
  137. The Consequences Of The 2010 Election

    28 May 2010
  138. Issues Around Evesham

    16 March 2010
  139. Article For The Worcester Standard

    16 March 2010
  140. Supporting British Manufacturing

    2 March 2010
  141. Issues In Droitwich

    16 February 2010
  142. The Avon At Evesham

    16 February 2010
  143. Communities Are Our Lifeblood

    24 December 2009
  144. British Manufacturing Does Have A Future

    26 November 2009
  145. Standing Up For Communities

    29 October 2009
  146. Celebrating The People Of The Shire

    3 September 2009
  147. We Just Can't Afford All These Houses; Droitwich Standard

    4 August 2009
  148. Giving Local Communities A Voice - Article For Norton-juxta-kempsey Magazine

    3 August 2009
  149. Young People Deserve To Be Heard - Worcester And Droitwich Standard

    8 July 2009
  150. We Must Rebuild Trust In Politics - Worcester News

    15 April 2009
  151. Development Of South Worcestershire - Droitwich Standard

    14 April 2009
  152. We Need To Rebuild Trust In Our Planning Laws; Worcester News

    16 March 2009
  153. Views On Post Offices Sought From Local People; Droitwich Standard

    18 February 2009
  154. Select Committees: Civil Engineering Contractors Association

    15 February 2009
  155. New Communications Come To Aid Of Much Loved Uk Institution - Www.labourlist.org

    29 January 2009
  156. Worcester Bosch Expansion Displays Optimism Needed To See Us Through Recession - Worcester News

    22 January 2009
  157. Despite Tough Times, Uk Should Remain Optimistic - Droitwich Standard

    20 January 2009
  158. New Year Message - Worcester Standard

    31 December 2008
  159. Christmas Message - Worcester News

    23 December 2008
  160. Looking Back On 2008, And Forward To 2009 - Droitwich Standard

    22 December 2008
  161. Christmas Message - Droitwich Advertiser

    19 December 2008
  162. Economic Crisis Has Roots In Britain, Not Just America - Worcester Standard

    16 December 2008
  163. Pre Budget Report Is A Worrying Gamble - Worcester News

    25 November 2008
  164. Let's Move The Commons To Birmingham! - Worcester News

    30 September 2008
  165. Regional Spatial Strategy - Newslink

    26 September 2008
  166. Letter For Publication - Evesham Journal

    7 September 2008
  167. Post Office Closures - Worcester News

    2 September 2008
  168. Article For West Midlands Eef

    1 September 2008
  169. Brace Yourselves For Post Office Closures - Worcester Standard

    25 August 2008
  170. Ipt Visit To Shaghai - House Magazine

    26 May 2008
  171. Important Influence Of The Postbag - Worcester News

    9 May 2008
  172. Economic Worries Deepen - Droitwich Standard

    8 May 2008
  173. Save The Circus - Worcester Standard

    6 May 2008
  174. Immigration Reform - Worcester News

    15 April 2008
  175. Threat To Gp Dispensing Services - Droitwich Standard

    14 April 2008
  176. Don't Mess With Gp Services - Worcester Standard

    11 April 2008
  177. Economic Storms Begin - Worcester News

    16 March 2008
  178. Bumpy Economic Ride Ahead - Droitwich Standard

    12 March 2008
  179. Broken Promise On Referendum - Worcester Standard

    16 February 2008
  180. Chairing A Select Committee - Worcester News

    24 January 2008
  181. Celebrate British Traditions - Worcester News

    27 December 2007
  182. I Want A Referendum - Droitwich Standard

    24 September 2007
  183. Action Call On Floods - Worcester News

    8 August 2007
  184. Silver Lining On Post Offices - Droitwich Standard

    6 June 2007