28 JUN 2017

Grenfell Tower

Many residents have written to me about the Grenfell Tower disaster. Here is my response: I would first like to express my sincerest sympathies for...

29 APR 2017

Help to Buy helping families onto the housing ladder in Tamworth

Since the Government first launched Help to Buy in 2013, 89 households in Tamworth have taken up the Equity Loan scheme to gain their first rung on...

28 APR 2017

Government inspector to decide Arkall Farm fate

The Government have 'called in' the application for land north of Ashby Road, otherwise known as Arkall Farm, following a request from local MP...

Community Bank Closures (8 Feb 2018)
Phil Wilson: On a point of order, Madam Deputy Speaker. On 17 January, in moving my ten-minute rule Bill on tightening the regulations on private landlords, I should have declared that my wife owns two houses that she lets out. I regret that oversight, and I take this opportunity to correct the record.

Brexit: European Arrest Warrant (European Union Committee) - Motion to Take Note (8 Feb 2018)
Lord Marks of Henley-on-Thames: My Lords, I join others in thanking the noble Lord, Lord Jay, for his part in this excellent report and for the thoughtful and persuasive way in which he opened this debate. I agree with the Prime Minister when, as Home Secretary in 2014, she said, in advocating our opting back in to the European arrest warrant, that our losing the EAW would turn the UK into, “a honeypot for all of...

Backbench Business: Strengthening Families — [Mr Peter Bone in the Chair] (8 Feb 2018)
Margaret Greenwood: It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Ms Buck. I congratulate the hon. Member for Congleton (Fiona Bruce) on securing the debate. It is a great pleasure to speak for the Opposition in what has been an interesting discussion covering a wide range of important issues. I was particularly pleased to hear many speakers talk of the importance of the role of fathers and the value to...

Working Group on Independent Complaints and Grievance Policy - Statement (8 Feb 2018)
Lord Bew: My Lords, I thank the Leader of the House for repeating the Statement. I immediately declare an interest as chairman of the Committee on Standards in Public Life. Following our meeting this morning, our committee has already issued a warm statement of support for this document. There is a laconic reference in the Statement to “challenging discussions”. I indeed attended one such...

Work and Pensions Committee (8 Feb 2018)
Frank Field: I hope I will also leave the House silenced by my report, and I hope to do so in record speed. The House passed a motion on 5 December 2017 agreeing that the Select Committee on Work and Pensions should review the five project assessment reviews on universal credit. The Government went beyond that and gave us other papers. All the papers were almost unreadable, and the fact that they are now...


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