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Question on prison officers

With HMP Long Lartin in my constituency, I have met many excellent prison officers working in Worcestershire and  I appreciate how important it is to have good staff in prisons.

Question on registering for European Elections

As the UK did not leave the EU on 29th March it now looks possible that the UK may participate in EU elections for Members of the European Parliament (MEPs).  UK nationals currently on the electoral role will automatically qualify to vote; but EU nationals have to complete an additional form in o

Question on reducing emissions

The left does not have a monopoly on caring about climate change or the environment and yesterday in the House of Commons I argued that it is possible to reduce emissions while also growing the economy.

Question on youth justice

On 23rd April, there was a question session with the Parliamentary Under Secretary for Justice, Edward Argar MP, and I asked about the youth justice system and what the Government is doing to reduce the amount of young people offending and re-offending.

Start of British Asparagus Festival

Today marks the start of the British Asparagus Season and the British Asparagus Festival. We all know that the best asparagus in the world comes from the Vale of Evesham and I hope to see lots of residents at the Fleece Inn in Bretforton for the festival.

Question on football discrimination

I welcomed Sports Minister Mims Davies' strong statement in the House of Commons last week on 11 April on stamping out discrimination in football.

Q&A with Digital Minister Margot James

On 10th April 2019 I sat down with Digital Minister Margot James to talk to her about the Online Harms White Paper that was published this week.