Tags: "parliament"

07 Dec
0

Dangerous Driving

Traffic issues and road safety are among some of the many concerns frequently raised with me by my constituents and whilst the UK has one of the best road safety records, deaths and serious injuries have devastating effects on victims ...

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07 Dec
0

A View From Westminster – Local Newspaper Column

In some ways it has seemed quieter in Parliament, not least in terms of legislation, but that has meant more time for important debates on a number of issues such as constituency boundaries, industrial strategy and exiting the EU.  Of ...

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27 Oct
0

My Question to the Prime Minister

At Prime Ministers Questions on Wednesday 26th October I asked Theresa May about the new West Midlands Combined Authority and the new Mayoral role,  and about what it means for constituents and businesses here in Aldridge-Brownhills. Watch the video below ...

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14 Oct
0

Unauthorised Traveller Encampments Debate in Parliament

Knowing of residents’ concerns over local traveller encampments, I attended and spoke in a debate on Gypsies and Travelers in the House of Commons last Wednesday.   You can find a video and the text of the debate below.   ...

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10 Oct
0

A return visit to Sierra Leone.

Across the world today, we are seeing humanitarian crises, refugees in desperate need of help and protection, as well as unprecedented levels of population movement. We are seeing fragile states become more fragile, and the impact of conflict is often ...

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15 Aug
0

A View From Westminster – Local Newspaper Column – Out and About

Now in Recess, the business of Parliament and its committees takes a break allowing Members time to catch up on constituency visits and casework, and is an opportunity to join in events organised by local charities and organisations. And, of ...

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22 Jul
0

Why Theresa May will be a great Prime Minister

In little under three weeks since David Cameron announced his intention to step down, the country has a new Prime Minister, and leader of the Conservative Party. With the leadership contest rapidly concluded David Cameron announced he was leaving No. ...

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15 Jul
0

Rt. Hon. David Cameron’s Last PMQ’s

On such an historic day in parliament with David Cameron’s last PMQs, what an honour to be called to ask a question.   Under the leadership of my right hon. Friend, unemployment in my constituency has dropped from 5.1% in ...

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06 Jul
0

Wendy Morton’s Presentation Bills

Today, Wendy Morton MP presented four bills to Parliament in a bid to raise matters of concern to her constituents. When Parliament is sitting on a Friday there are a limited number of opportunities for Presentation Bills once the Private ...

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01 Jul
0

A View From Westminster – Local Newspaper Column – Post Referendum.

Last Friday the view of the people towards the European Union rang out loud and clear and so now the work must begin to implement the result of what was an historic referendum for our country. Their will must be ...

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