Speeches in Parliament

Questioning the Secretary of State for Health on learning disability deaths

This week, I asked the Secretary of State for Health, Jeremy Hunt MP, to put on record the findings of the Care Quality Commission (CQC) report into how NHS hospitals investigate the deaths of people in their care, with specific attention to the very poor record of investigating the deaths of tho

Beachley Barracks Announcement

Yesterday, the Defence Secretary announced a range of measures to consolidate our Defence Estate, to bring it in line with the requirements of our armed forces in the 21st century. As part of these changes, it was announced that one of the sites that will be closed is Beachley Barracks.

Parliament must support triggering Article 50

In yesterday’s statement by the Rt Hon David Davis MP, Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, I spoke about the need to ensure that the clear will of the British people – as expressed in the EU referendum - is implemented, and that we leave the European Union.

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.

Questioning the Secretary of State for Exiting the EU

On 5 September ’16, David Davis, the Secretary of State for Exiting the EU, made a statement to the House of Commons to update MPs on the work which had taken place over the summer on preparing for Britain to start the process of leaving the EU following the referendum result in June.