Westminster News

Blood Cancer Awareness Month

September marks blood cancer awareness month and I met with Anthony Nolan, leading blood cancer charity, to discuss what more could be done to expand the stem cell register and save the lives of those suffering from this terrible disease.

Prime Minister's Question on Victims Strategy

During this week's session of Prime Minister's Questions in the House of Commons Chamber, I sought assurances from the Prime Minister about the increased levels of support that will be available to victims of crime under the newly announced Victims Strategy.

Wear it Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness

I added a splash of pink to my usual attire to support Breast Cancer Now’s wear it pink fundraiser, which will take place on Friday 19 October to raise money for vital breast cancer research.

Trip to Cyprus with AFPS

Last week I travelled to Cyprus with the Armed Forces Parliamentary Scheme (AFPS).

Hosting an EqualiTeas event

I joined together with Oxfordshire MP Victoria Prentis and hosted an EqualiTeas event to celebrate the centenary of some women getting the vote in the UK.

Scrutinising the Offensive Weapons Bill

I have joined the Public Bill Committee for the Offensive Weapons Bill. Public Bill Committees scrutinise proposed Acts of Parliament and members sit for lengthy sessions during which they question expert witnesses and discuss the Bill line by line.

Lobbying for a Brexit deal by EU businesses

During Oral Questions to the Department for Exiting the European Union earlier today, I asked new Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab whether EU businesses are lobbying their respective government's for a sensible Brexit deal.