Westminster News

Herald Column January 31st 2019

Thank you to the many residents who have been responding to my ‘week ahead’ podcasts which I have been publishing on my Facebook page at the beginning of each week since the New Year.

Action for Children drop-in session

Attended a fantastic drop in about ‘The Blues Programme’ run by Action for Children. ‘The Blues Programme’ is an evidence-based course run in schools around the UK which actively engages students, primarily in Secondary Schools, suffering, or at risk of developing, a mental health condition.

Universal Credit - January Update

From outside the Crown House Benefits Office and Jobcentre in Worthing, an update on the much-discussed Universal Credit and how it’s working for our residents.

Weekly look ahead: January 28th

From a very moving and windy Holocaust Memorial Day ceremony, I set out what this week ahead looks like - Brexit events, developments with the Home Affairs Select Committee and important constituency work.

Commercial Whaling

I have welcomed the news that following my letter, the Prime Minister spoke to the visiting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe about Japan's decision to resume commercial whaling.

Herald Column January 24th 2019

Not that you would believe it from the media but there was life beyond Brexit and No Confidence motions at Westminster last week.

Channel Migrant Crossings, Home Affairs Committee

Fascinating to talk to representatives from Help Refugees, Refugee Council and Care4Calais today at the Home Affairs Select Committee, about the English Channel migrant crossings.

 

Weekly look ahead: 21st January

My weekly look ahead, discussing important issues such as Holocaust Memorial Day, constituency issues, my bill - and, inevitably, Brexit news!