Westminster News

WASPI Update

WASPI Update including lobbying MPs, working out solutions, how you can help, e.g.

Tim Loughton MP swears to take on mental illness

Tim Loughton MP has pledged to take on the unacceptable lack of progress in tackling young people’s mental health.

Tim joined MPs from all parties in swearing to tackle mental illness at an event in Parliament.    

European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill

My "short" update on the progress of the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill. This is the legislation that gives Parliament's consent to allow the Government to enact Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, thereby beginning the process of our withdrawal from the EU.

Letter from Rail Minister - Southern Rail Compensation Scheme

Dear Colleague,

I am writing to you today further to Chris Grayling’s letter of 2 December 2016, where Chris announced that tens of thousands of Southern rail passengers are to be repaid the equivalent of a month’s travel for the extraordinary disruption they have suffered.

WASPI Lobby

Hundreds of 1950s Women’s Action Groups protesting against changes to the State Pension age staged a demonstration outside Parliament last week. After the protest, I hosted a meeting of supportive MPs and WASPI women to discuss the key issues affecting them.

107 MPs call for swift government support for Tidal Lagoons

Tim Loughton MP (East Worthing and Shoreham), along with 107 MPs, signed a letter to Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Secretary of State Greg Clark calling for the government to respond to the recommendations of the Hendry Review on Tidal Lagoons, and in particular Charles Hendry's call f