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Be Kind Campaign

Across the Country, every day, there are children too afraid to go to school or even leave their homes because of bullying.

Brexit March Update

On Tuesday 13th March I voted against the House of Lords’ amendments to the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill. I did this for the same reason I decided to reject similar amendments in the House of Commons.

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Southern Rail Customer Compensation

The Government has announced that Southern rail passengers are to be repaid the equivalent of a month's travel for the extrordinary disruption they have suffered. This is something I discussed with the Minister when I met him last week.

Local Residents' Association Meeting in Parliament

Yesterday in the House of Commons I held a meeting for our local Residents Associations to discuss local issues and concerns with me. It was a great meeting with a very constructive discussion.  

 

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Heathrow Expansion Consultation

The Government have launched a 16 week consultation on the expansion of Heathrow Airport, closing on 25th May.

Brexit Early February Update

Last week I spoke during the Second Reading of the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal Bill), you can read my speech here, in which I:

Summerborn Update

In my adjournment debate last year about summerborn schools admissions, the Minister raised potential costs as a reason why parents have not yet been given a right to defer their summerborn child’s start to school.

Statement on Donald Trump

Donald Trump’s Executive Order banning refugees and visitors from seven Muslim-majority countries is wrong, divisive and counter-productive. Discrimination based on nationality and faith is unacceptable.