Western in Westminster
Out and about
Warwick and Leamington MP urges PM to prioritise in investing fully in upgrading local and regional transport and stop HS2 environmental destruction
Matt Western, MP for Warwick and Leamington has called on the Prime Minister to minimise environmental destruction and invest fully in upgrading regional and local transport rather than HS2 in light of the climate emergency. On Tuesday, it was announced that the Government has approved the controversial HS2 project, which passes through Warwickshire and will […]
Warwick and Leamington MP calls again for Barford quarry plans to be scrapped
This week, Warwick and Leamington MP Matt Western delivered a petition in Parliament to urge the Government to step in and ensure that Warwickshire County Council withdraws its plans for a quarry near the village of Barford. Speaking in...
Warwick and Leamington MP calls Conservative Government the Party of “fear and disorder” following rise in violent crime
Labour MP for Warwick and Leamington Matt Western lambasted Boris Johnson for not seriously tackling the rise of violent crime across the country. During Prime Minister’s questions in Parliament today (Wednesday), Matt raised his concerns with the Prime Minister about...
Leamington Post Office reopens after closure was “simply too long”
Today, the main Post Office branch on Bath Street in Leamington's Old Town re-opened following months of being closed. The branch had also previously closed last summer. Warwick and Leamington MP has been campaigning for the branch to re-open, in...
Westminster Diary 30.01.20
This is a momentous week in our nation’s history. We will leave the European Union at 11pm on Friday, marking the end of a union with our closest European neighbours which began in 1973. For me it will be a moment...