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Mark Harper, Conservative MP for the Forest of Dean

There was a young Member who fell off a table: Mark Harper MP broke his foot while at his wife’s work leaving do

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Pastilla aux fraises is a sweet version of the savoury Moroccan pie

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Serves 4

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Serves 4

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The current vogue is for a bit of deep-fried pastry

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1–1.5kg mussels
Rapeseed oil
3 shallots, sliced into half moons
1 garlic clove, crushed under a knife and then finely sliced
250ml medium-dry cider
250ml chicken stock
100ml double cream
4 sprigs of tarragon
Sea salt
Sourdough bread, to serve

The new scheme will affect tens of thousands of people jailed every year

Give Mr Grayling's reforms a chance - they could help us break the cycle of re-offending for good

At St Giles Trust we could now bid to work with organisations across the UK, says the Chief Executive

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