I welcome Barry McElduff's eventual decision to resign as MP following his gravely offensive misjudgement in posting a social media video of him with a loaf of Kingsmill bread on his head on the 42nd anniversary of the IRA's sectarian massacre at Kingsmill.
At Business Questions this week, I called for Parliament to hold a debate regarding the impact of crime on rail travel after cable theft caused havoc for commuters this Tuesday morning at Bristol Parkway.
From today, local residents will benefit from cheaper travel across the Severn Bridge after the Government approved plans to make tolls VAT exempt. Cars heading for Wales will be charged £5.60 instead of £6.70, with vans paying £11.20 - down from £13.40 - and coaches £16.70, currently £20.
Jack Lopresti, Member of Parliament for Filton and Bradley Stoke, has been celebrating his wedding to fellow MP, Andrea Jenkyns, at an intimate ceremony in the chapel at the Palace of Westminster on Friday, 22nd December.
I am pleased that the Government has acknowledged the pressures that the NHS finds itself under each winter and has allocated funding to invest in our local hospitals to allow the dedicated staff to carry on their excellent work.
I welcome today’s announcement from the Home Office that there will be a £450 million increase in police funding across England and Wales. This includes an additional £270 million for police force budgets, so that individual forces have the resources they need.
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