Westminster News

West Sussex MPs meet new Education Secretary

Reporting back on the meeting between West Sussex MPs and the new Education Secretary, Damian Hinds, as promised, continuing the fight to secure additional funding for our schools in West Sussex.

Nuisance Phone Calls Bill

I was happy to support Stephen Kerr MP's Ten Minute Rule Bill on the subject of nuisance phone calls in the House recently.

The Bill seeks to do three things:

UK Aid Match and SoccerAid for Unicef

Have you heard about the Soccer Aid Playground Challenge?

On Friday 8 June, thousands of pupils in playgrounds across the UK will kick, bounce or carry a ball around an obstacle course they’ve designed themselves.

Age UK: Put older people’s views at the centre of the social care debate

Tim Loughton MP for East Worthing & Shoreham met with older people from across the country at an event in Parliament organised by the charity Age UK.  

The event focused on older people’s views of social care and is part of Age UK’s campaign for a better social care system.

WASPI Update

I wanted to provide an update on three important WASPI topics:

1) WASPI survey

Deposit return scheme in fight against plastic

A deposit return scheme to increase recycling rates and slash the amount of waste polluting our land and seas will be introduced subject to consultation later this year, it was confirmed today.

Contract for the new UK passport

Thank you for those who emailed me regarding the recent announcement about the contract for the new UK passport.