Today is Cyber Monday – a day when many of us shop online in search of a bargain. However, one test found that 23% of electrical products brought from online marketplaces were unsafe. This needs to change – sign the petition here Shop with caution this Cyber Monday, and make sure you have a #SaferMonday.
I was delighted to come out of the Private Members Bill (PMB) ballot at the beginning of the parliamentary session, which gives me the opportunity to bring forward a piece of legislation of my choosing. My PMB, the Pension Schemes (Conversion of Minimum Guaranteed Pensions) Bill, was given its Second Reading in the Chamber on … Read more
It was a very busy Thursday in the House this week, with the usual departmental oral question sessions followed by a number of Government announcements. First we had questions to the Cabinet Office ministerial team, where I had the opportunity to put two questions to Ministers on two important topics. The first, about delivering civil … Read more
On Thursday I was excited to go and visit Heathrow Airport along with a delegation of parliamentarians to see how the aviation industry are beginning to recover. We were given a tour of the airport and got to see some of the operational processes in action, as well as hearing from industry representatives about the … Read more
Last Tuesday we saw two very important issues raised in the House. First, an Urgent Question was asked of the Home Secretary, requesting an update on the awful terrorist incident in Liverpool on Remembrance Sunday. Remembrance Sunday is a time to commemorate the lives lost in the World Wars and other conflicts and is an … Read more
Last Monday was a busy day in the House, and the Ministry of Defence oral question session fell just after Remembrance Sunday, in a timely coincidence. At Defence questions, I took the opportunity to highlight the work at the Lady Haig Poppy Factory in Edinburgh. The factory has been in operation since the 1920s, and … Read more