Westminster News

Culture is Digital Report launch event

On Wednesday 7th March I joined the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport to celebrate the publication of the Culture is Digital Report.

Government action on puppy welfare

I welcome the new legislation that has been laid before Parliament today by Environment Secretary Michael Gove. The raft of measures he introduced will crackdown on unscrupulous puppy breeders and protect puppies so they have the best possible start in life.

Update on Sky/Fox merger

I was in the Chamber on 23rd January to hear the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, Matt Hancock, give an update on the Sky/Fox merger.

Government consultation on Blue Badge changes

The Government has launched a consultation on its proposed changes to Blue Badges. These proposals represent the biggest change in Blue Badge policy since 1970 and could benefit people living with hidden disabilities such as dementia and autism.

Stalking Protection Bill

Conservative MP Sarah Wollaston’s Bill on protections for victims of stalking received its second reading in the House of Commons on Friday 19th January and I was present to voice my support.

Joining Cross Party Support for Home Habitation Bill

I was in the House of Commons on Friday 19th January to show my support for the Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation and Liability for Housing Standards) Bill. The Bill was brought to the House by Labour MP Karen Buck and has the support of Government and members of all political parties.