Parliamentary Update, Week Commencing 7 March 2022

This week had a heavy focus on the deteriorating situation in Ukraine, which had continued to dominate headlines and parliamentary business as the Government moved to align themselves with their international allies. We heard President Zelensky give an emotional and inspiring address to the House, which was a great privilege to listen to in person. … Read more

Parliamentary Update, Week Commencing 28 February 2022

The week began with Oral Questions to the Home Office, where on the back of a question about anti-social behaviour, I asked the Minister about the link between anti-social behaviour and the lack of provision of youth focused community initiatives and programmes. While a devolved matter, this is an issue that affects the constituency, and … Read more

Parliamentary Update, Week Commencing 21 February 2022

This week started with Oral Questions to the Secretary of State for Defence, where I had come out of the ballot with a question about the treatment of women in the armed forces, prompted by a lengthy article in the Sunday Times. In my question I pressed the Secretary of State on how domestic violence … Read more