Western in Westminster
Out and about
MP attacks Government’s “false” support for the Midlands and the North in response to their “destructive” plans for manufacturing
Warwick and Leamington MP Matt Western has railed against the Government’s plans to abandon alignment with EU regulations post-Brexit, which he calls “unnecessary and destructive” for the manufacturing sector. This week, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Sajid Javid announced that the UK will not seek alignment with EU regulations post-Brexit. Industry leaders such as the […]
MP becomes Officer in Parliament group to advocate for Sikh community
Warwick and Leamington MP Matt Western this week attended the inaugural meeting of the new Parliament’s All-Party Parliamentary Group for British Sikhs and has become one of the group's officers. He was also a member of the group before the...
Westminster Diary 16.01.20
The House of Commons is now back in full swing. Since the start of the new year, I’ve had the opportunity to question Ministers on several important issues. Firstly, on the USA and Iran. There have been great efforts in recent years to preserve peace between...
Westminster Diary 24.10.19
May I start by wishing a Happy Diwali to all those celebrating from Sunday. It’s a festival I appreciate for its primary message: that light will always triumph over darkness. Clearly this is one that is particularly important in the...
Westminster Diary 10.10.19
The Prime Minister has now outlined his Brexit proposals. They are thin on substance but thick on Northern Ireland: most concerning is that he is prepared to sacrifice the Good Friday Agreement. In essence he is proposing two hard borders....