Opinions

Westminster Diary - New Years Message

There is a great deal to look forward to in 2020 as the Government prepares to embark upon the programme set out by the Conservatives during the General Election campaign to unleash Britain’s potential and deliver on our promises.

Westminster Diary - The Road to Zero

Last week Parliament debated the ambitious proposals to end the sale of new petrol and diesel vehicles by 2040. During this debate, I was very pleased to be able to talk about the ways in which Rugby is helping to drive this change in the automotive sector.

Westminster Diary - Leaving the European Union

On Tuesday Parliament returned following the summer recess for what will undoubtedly be a challenging few weeks as MPs finalise the UK’s terms for leaving the European Union on 29th March 2019.

Westminster Diary - Customs Bill, Trade Bill and Brexit

As Parliament rises for the summer recess, the Government has brought forward the Chequers Agreement, which sets out a pragmatic and positive plan for the UK’s future relationship with the European Union.

Westminster Diary - 70th Birthday of the NHS

Last week the NHS marked its 70th birthday, with celebrations taking place across the country to celebrate one of the most important institutions in our country.

Westminster Diary - The European Union (Withdrawal) Act

Last week the House of Commons passed the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill. This is a vital piece of legislation which will transfer many of the existing laws which currently have effect due to our membership of the European Union directly into UK law.

Westminster Diary - Supporting local businesses

As Rugby’s local Member of Parliament, I will always speak up for the great heritage in manufacturing and engineering which has brought jobs, skills and growth to the area for generations.