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Westminster Diary 24.10.19
May I start by wishing a Happy Diwali to all those celebrating from Sunday. It’s a festival I appreciate for its primary message: that light will always triumph over darkness. Clearly this is one that is particularly important in the present times. The festivities bring great colour to our community and it’s always a joy […]
Westminster Diary 10.10.19
The Prime Minister has now outlined his Brexit proposals. They are thin on substance but thick on Northern Ireland: most concerning is that he is prepared to sacrifice the Good Friday Agreement. In essence he is proposing two hard borders....
Westminster Diary 26.09.19
Last time I updated you, Parliament was about to be prorogued. A huge victory for democracy has been won thanks to the Supreme Court, ruling that Johnson’s actions were unlawful. Ever since Johnson called for this suspension, I have been speaking out against his actions, chiefly in response to the anger felt...
Summer Newsletter 2019
I recently sent residents a newsletter, detailing what I've been up to in Parliament and beyond over the summer. I'm pleased to be able to share it electronically. You can now view it online here. As ever, I can be contacted...
Westminster Diary – 12.09.19
This week in Westminster has been extraordinary. MPs across the House have come together, united in preventing the Prime Minister from forcing through a “catastrophic" No Deal Brexit. Parliament passed a Bill that will legally require the Prime Minister to seek...