Westminster Diary - Article 50

Over the last two weeks, the Prime Minister Theresa May has set out the Government’s key negotiating objectives and provided the British people, and Parliament, with the clarity that we need as we begin the process of leaving the European Union.

Westminster Diary - Small Businesses

Last week I met with the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) both in Westminster and in my office in Rugby to discuss the outlook for businesses both here in Rugby and nationally.

Mark's New Years Message

“I would like to take this opportunity to wish everyone in Rugby and Bulkington a very merry Christmas and a happy New Year.

Westminster Diary - Autumn Statement

This week saw one of the set piece events of the Parliamentary calendar – the Autumn Statement by the Chancellor, the Rt. Hon. Philip Hammond MP. The Autumn Statement traditionally allows the Government to respond to changes in the economy since the Budget Statement in March.

Westminster Diary - Conservative Party Conference

Parliament has now risen for the conference recess, beginning last week with the Liberal Democrats – for whom Parliament still rises, despite having only 8 Members of Parliament!

Westminster Diary - Parliament Returns

This week MPs have returned to Parliament following one of the busiest summer recesses of recent years. Dominating the Parliamentary agenda for the coming months will be the decision taken in June by the British people to leave the EU.