Last week was a busy one for me both in Parliament and the constituency as my Private Member’s Bill finally came up for its second reading last Friday. My Civil Partnerships, Marriages and Death (Registration Etc.) Bill.
Parliament today (Wednesday 7 February 2018) approved the funding settlement for English local authorities that will see a real terms increase in available resources over the next two years and give them access to over £200 billion from 2015 to 2020 to deliver the high-quality services their loca
keyGo – GTR's smartcard pay as you go product – has gone live across the GTR network. Like the Key, keyGo will enable passengers to tap and go at all GTR stations without having to buy a ticket or load up a balance.
Labour MP Sharon Hodgson gave a powerful speech during the Second Reading debate on my Private Member's Bill, which will give coroners the power to investigate stillbirths and start a review of how stillbirths are registered.
Having been approached by constituents suffering from the debilitating illness Lipoedema Peter Bottomley and I arranged a meeting with the local Clinical Commissioning Group and local clinicians to see how we could secure better treatment and support for local sufferers.