Westminster News

Jack invites Prime Minister to Filton

JACK INVITES THE PRIME MINISTER TO FILTON TO OPEN NEW AIRBUS FACILITY

During Prime Minister’s Questions today, Jack invited the Prime Minister, Theresa May, to Filton to open the £40 million Airbus Wing Integration Centre.

Weekly Roundup

After welcoming Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson to our area last week, and joining him on a tour of the Rolls-Royce site in Filton, I began this week in Parliament once again highlighting the importance of apprentices.

Weekly Update

This has been a very busy week in Parliament, and I’ve had a number of important meetings to attempt to seek clarity on the proposed takeover of GKN by Melrose.

Funding Boost for South Gloucestershire Council

This week, Parliament approved a funding settlement for English local authorities that will see a real terms increase in available resources over the next two years and give local authorities access to over £200 million to deliver the high-quality services their local communities need.

National Sikh War Memorial

Last week, I attended the Parliamentary launch of a campaign for a National Sikh War Memorial to honour the extraordinary bravery and sacrifices of Sikh soldiers in the service of Great Britain.

Blighty UK Cafe

After activists stormed Blighty UK Cafe to protest the legacy of Sir Winston Churchill, I took my team for breakfast to show support for the business and try their 'Winston' full english breakfast.

Skills Devolution in England

Skills devolution in England was on the agenda this week in Westminster Hall as I joined colleagues to discuss the need to address the skills shortage across the country.

Department of Housing, Communities and Local Government Questions

At Housing, Communities and Local Government Questions this week, I asked the Minister of State, Dominic Raab MP, whether he agreed with me that the ability to buy a home at an affordable price is vital to develop and enhance social mobility.