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Steve Baker: Five tips for new Conservative MPs

1 month ago   |   By Conservative Home

Steve Baker is the Conservative candidate for Wycombe, which he was first elected to represent in 2010.
In 2010, the estimable Eric Pickles gave new MPs a few tips. Always try to wake up in your own bed. Never accept anything in a long, brown envelope. And whatever you do, come what may, never, ever get involved in a local planning application.
Today, I'm grateful to ConservativeHome for the opportunity to share my five top tips for new Conservative MPs.
1. Slow down: you won. It's going to take a while for becoming an MP to sink in. Your opponents will keep fighting. Don't be goaded into...
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