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MP sends petition to Parliament in bid to halt County Council’s plans to build a single ‘super-council’ until public have their say
The MP for Warwick and Leamington presented his petition in the House of Commons late last week. Speaking in Parliament, Matt Western has continued to work on his campaign against the County Council’s “naked power grab”, urging the Government to halt the Council’s plans to create a single unitary authority for the whole of […]
MP grills PM on failure to prepare for students returning to University amid outbreaks across the country
In the House of Commons on Wednesday 7 October, Matt Western challenged the Prime Minister on failing to prepare for - and now control - outbreaks of Covid-19 at universities across the country. The MP for Warwick and Leamington noted...
MP calls for an urgent review into HS2
The Warwick and Leamington MP urged the Government to grant a debate in Parliament on the project’s progress and work. Yesterday (Thursday 8 October), Matt Western asked the Leader of the House of Commons, Jacob Rees-Mogg, to allow MPs to...
Westminster Diary – 09/10/20
This week we’ve seen yet more questions being asked of the Government in their handling of the Test and Trace system. As if missing nearly 16,000 positive Covid cases wasn’t bad enough, the error meant that a potential 50,000 close...
MP opposes County Council plan to create single Warwickshire ‘super council’
Speaking outside Shire Hall in Warwick last month, the MP for Warwick and Leamington has announced his opposition to the County Council’s proposals. He also believes that the leadership is looking to create a Mayor of Warwickshire - something he...