I recently visited Greece to meet children who, having fled bombs and bullets, had put themselves in the hands of smugglers to make a dangerous crossing into Europe, in a desperate act to reach the safety of their family.
The Small Charities Challenge Fund is the first fund from the Department for International Development (DFID) tailored to the needs of small, grassroots British charities doing outstanding humanitarian and development work.
I asked the Minister about his odd comments on apprenticeships for 60 year old and encouraged him to meet the WASPI women as soon as possible to find how we can fund transitional measures and what they might look like.
Local MP Tim Loughton is supporting a campaign run by charity The Reading Agency to encourage all primary school children to take part in this year’s Summer Reading Challenge, which launches across England and Wales on Saturday 15 July (although regional variations may apply).
As co-chair of the soon to be re-established All-Party Parliamentary Group for WASPI, I took part in today's packed Westminster Hall debate on #WASPI. The sheer number of MPs present is a sign of the growing strength of the campaign.