Western in Westminster
Out and about
Westminster Diary: 31/07/20
Parliamentary business is now on hold for a few weeks as MPs return to their constituencies. It has been a strange few months not being able to meet people freely or to visit schools, businesses and other organisations. Myself and my team will be continuing to work hard so please don’t hesitate to get in […]
MP leading automotive group in Parliament responds to industry’s “devastating” figures, calling for Government support
Matt Western, Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Motor Group, has responded to the news that the automotive industry’s production has slumped to the lowest since 1954, according to the industry's trade body, SMMT. The MP for Warwick and Leamington has...
MP calls for an urgent inquiry into Covid-19 deaths locally
Matt Western has described the need for an ’interim and urgent’ investigation into the deaths, particularly in care homes, in Warwickshire as a result of Covid-19. Speaking in Parliament on Wednesday (22nd July) before the summer recess, the Warwick...
Westminster Diary – 16.07.20
The Chancellor delivered his emergency financial statement last week. Britain should have had a Back to Work Budget, but the announcements fail to face up to the scale of the challenge our country faces. Whilst I welcome the schemes to...
Westminster Diary – 02/07/20
The last couple of weeks have been crucial in beginning to re-start our economy. Earlier this week I participated in the debate on new laws that will allow cafes, pubs and restaurants to offer additional seating outside. I welcome this...