Western in Westminster
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APPG for Council Housing Inquiry
About the inquiry The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Council Housing has launched an inquiry into the current and future demands for council homes. We are inviting members of the public to have their say. You could be a council tenant, councillor, council employee, trade unionist, housing campaigner or on a housing waiting list. All […]
MP launches petition against fracking as fears of gas extraction in Warwickshire resurface
MP Matt Western has launched a petition against fracking as fears of gas and oil extraction in Warwickshire are reignited. The Warwick and Leamington MP has warned companies could return with plans to extract in the county now the Government...
MP says Prime Minister and Evgeny Lebedev ‘tried to silence him’ after speaker complaint
An MP has alleged Boris Johnson and Evgeny Lebedev complained to the Speaker after his question about the Prime Minister attending a party at the peer’s Italian palazzo. The Shadow Minister for Higher Education and Warwick and Leamington MP, Matt...
More than 200 sewage dumps in Warwick and Leamington waterways prompt MP’s call for action
MP Matt Western has called for an end to sewage dumping in seas and rivers after cases rose by 67% in Warwick and Leamington in a year. The Warwick and Leamington MP has accused the government of enabling private water...
MP’s coffee morning with Harry Potter and Game of Thrones star raises £1,700 for cancer charity
An MP’s coffee morning has raised nearly £1,700 for a cancer charity after help from a Harry Potter and Game of Thrones star. Warwick and Leamington MP Matt Western organised the event last Friday (September 30) at The Gap Community...