Westminster News

Supporting Jobs and Our Economy

This afternoon, the Chancellor set out his Winter Economy Plan to support jobs and our economy as part of our planned response as we move into the next phase of tackling coronavirus in the UK.

Share a Million Stories for World Book Day

I am supporting World Book Day’s national ‘Share a Story’ campaign, calling on parents and carers to read with their children for ten minutes a day.

Supporting people with rare diseases

Today I attended an event in Parliament hosted by Genetic Alliance UK to show my support for people living with rare diseases.

Improving at-home care for patients

Today I signed a campaign pledge at an event at the House of Commons to enhance community rehabilitation across the UK.

Calling for an end to the exploitation of cocoa’s invisible women

Today I joined fellow Members of Parliament and Peers with the Fairtrade Foundation in calling for urgent action to end the exploitation of women cocoa farmers at a reception to mark the start of Fairtrade Fortnight in Parliament on 26th February.

Supporting the fight against liver disease

The British Liver Trust held an event in Parliament today, which I was glad to attend, to highlight liver disease and its impact on Carshalton and Wallington.