Westminster News

Standing up for our ex forces personnel

Today in the House of Commons, I asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland to assure the House that the Government's repeated commitment to end the witch hunt of our ex forces personnel and the vexatious prosecutions will not be sacrificed on the altar of political expediency.

Coniston Primary School visits Parliament

Great to welcome pupils from Coniston Primary School to Parliament today and have the opportunity to answer questions.

Not only did they ask me some very good ones, they also tasked me and my team with organising a street sign for their school. We're already on the case!

Jack Lopresti is 'sworn-in' as a Member of Parliament

A huge honour this evening to be sworn in as the Member of Parliament for Filton and Bradley Stoke Constituency.

Great to get cracking! I'm looking forward to the Queen's Speech tomorrow setting out our exciting programme for Government.

Greater support for people affected by the suicide of a loved one

During Health and Social Care Questions today, I welcomed the recent announcement of greater support for people affected by the suicide of a loved one, and asked the Minister for Suicide Prevention about what form additional support actually take.

Countering terrorist content online

Today in the House of Commons, I welcomed confirmation of additional funding for counter-terrorism in the spending review and asked the Minister for Security, Brandon Lewis MP, what steps he is taking to counter terrorist content online.