Westminster News

Letting Fees: Banned!

Today, we will publish a new draft bill to ban letting fees for tenants in England. We are working to protect renters to ensure that they are not hit by surprise fees and costly upfront fees.

New measures to support our GPs

Many constituents have approached me in recent months about the pressures in general practice – historic underfunding relative to the rest of the NHS has combined with rising patient numbers, higher patient expectations and the increasingly complex needs of an ageing society.

RMT industrial action - Transport Secretary's Response

Dear Colleague,

As you will be aware the RMT union have called strike action starting on
8 November on five rail companies, namely Southern, South Western Railway, Greater Anglia, Merseyrail and Arriva North. Their dispute is about the role of the guard on trains.

Banning Live Animal Exports

Delighted to be in House of Commons today supporting Theresa Villiers for Chipping Barnet's Private Member's Bill to ban live animal exports.


Preserving our precious marine life

Under the Conservatives, Britain is taking a global lead in marine conservation - helping to protect ocean territory the size of India.