Westminster News

St White's Primary School Visit

Yesterday, I was delighted to welcome to Parliament a group of Year 6 pupils from St White's Primary School in Cinderford.

APPG on Best Brexit

I was recently asked by the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Best Brexit to give evidence to a committee hearing on what migration system we should adopt for European Union nationals, after we've left the EU.

Free trade underpins our prosperity

On Wednesday 7th September, the Prime Minister made a statement to the House of Commons to update MPs on the recent G20 Summit in China, and the leading role the United Kingdom plays in the world.

The Queen’s Speech

On the 18th May, the Queen delivered her speech which marks the start of the new Parliamentary session. Her message outlines the Government’s programme for the year ahead, announcing key policy areas and bills, a few of which I will look at today.

What is prorogation?

Last week, Parliament was ‘prorogued’. This is a term that refers to the end of the Parliamentary Session. I wanted to take this opportunity to explain what happens at Prorogation.

A safer, more secure country

Just before Easter, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon set out the case for the retention of our independent nuclear deterrent.