Westminster News

Question on the Domestic Abuse Commissioner

One of the key features of the landmark Domestic Abuse Bill published by the Government last month is the establishment of a Domestic Abuse Commissioner.

Performance of GWR

This week I joined calls for Great Western Railway (GWR) to make further improvements to train services.

Great British Spring Clean campaign

This week I pledged my support for this year’s Great British Spring Clean, run by environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy.

Alzheimer's Society's "Dementia-Friendly Nation"

Last week I joined Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) – Jeremy Wright and the Sports and Tourism ministers in a training session with the Alzheimer’s Society to learn about social attitudes towards dementia.

EU plans for the aviation sector under no deal

Constituents looking to plan their holidays and travel for later on this year will have been concerned as I am about reports that the European Commission's preparations for a no deal scenario include proposals that would limit new flights and routes for UK airlines.

Comment after EU Withdrawal Agreement vote

Last night a historic vote was held on the Withdrawal Agreement that the Prime Minister has agreed with the European Union and a majority of MPs voted against the deal.