Western in Westminster
Out and about
MP demands measures to support Warwickshire hospitality businesses on back of Tier 3 decision
MP Matt Western has called for urgent support for small businesses with Warwickshire remaining under Tier 3 restrictions. The Warwick and Leamington MP joined calls for business rates paid by supermarkets to be reinjected into the struggling hospitality sector. After a startling rise in cases, Warwickshire learned yesterday (December 17) that it would remain in […]
Badly hit businesses fear it is ‘too late’ for Tier 2 after damaging fortnight of restrictions, MP says
Badly hit businesses have said it is ‘too late’ for Warwickshire restrictions to be relaxed during talks with Matt Western MP. The Warwick and Leamington MP approached pubs and restaurants ahead of the government’s review into the tiered system of...
MP pledges support to Myton Hospices amid emergency Covid-19 appeal
MP Matt Western has pledged support to 'vital' Myton Hospices after the charity launched an emergency appeal. The hospices in Warwick, Coventry and Rugby need to raise £500,000 in this financial year to avoid reducing services and turning some people...
MP highlights damage to UK car industry caused by government’s mishandling of COVID-19 crisis
MP Matt Western challenged the Prime Minister on why the UK had suffered greater industrial and economic damage than other European nations in response to the pandemic. The Warwick and Leamington MP questioned the government’s recovery through an analysis of...
MP questions local tiers decision process and the role of Warwickshire County Council
Matt Western MP is pressing for answers from Warwickshire County Council leaders after it was claimed they ‘requested’ the region be grouped with Coventry and Solihull under the new COVID-19 restrictions. The Warwick and Leamington MP has accused the county...