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Heathrow decision is best for the South West and for the country

Earlier this week, the Government announced its approval of the expansion of Heathrow Airport, with the addition of a third runway. I am pleased that the Government has tackled what has proven to be a very difficult decision so directly. 

Asking about Russia in Parliament

On Monday, the Prime Minister made a statement to the House of Commons on last week's EU Council meeting, her first as Prime Minister.

Baby loss

Last week, the House of Commons debated the incredibly moving topic of baby loss. A number of colleagues spoke eloquently of their first-hand experience as bereaved parents.

A country that works for everyone

Last week, the Conservative Party gathered in Birmingham for the 2016 Conference, the first since the country voted to leave the European Union in June.

Controlling immigration

One of the clear messages we can take from the result of the European Union referendum in June was that the British people want to see controls on the levels of immigration.

Schools that work for everyone

Recently, the Prime Minister unveiled her vision for a truly meritocratic Britain, with reforms to ensure a good school place for every child, whatever their background.

Paralympic Glory

Last weekend, the 2016 Paralympic Games drew to a close with a lively and colourful closing ceremony. Once again, Rio de Janeiro was a wonderful host for the 4,500 athletes taking part in the largest disabilities tournament in the world.

Paralympic Glory

Last weekend, the 2016 Paralympic Games drew to a close with a lively and colourful closing ceremony. Once again, Rio de Janeiro was a wonderful host for the 4,500 athletes taking part in the largest disabilities tournament in the world.

Leaving the EU – an update

Almost three months after the referendum on our membership of the European Union, the Government is continuing to work towards delivering on the result.