Parliamentary Update, Week Commencing 18th July 2022

Monday began with Oral Questions to the Secretary of State for Defence. I took the opportunity to question the Minister about the availability and suitability of translators for UK and Ukraine training exercises. You can find a transcript of my query here in Hansard or watch it on ParliamentTv. Wednesday kicked off with a Westminster Hall debate on the … Read more

Parliamentary Update, Weeks Commencing 4th July and 11th July 2022

W/C 4th July On Monday there was a Ministerial Statement from the Prime Minister about the NATO, G7 and Commonwealth summits. I asked what consideration had been given to possible risks of entering into trade deals with Taiwan and potentially antagonising China. You can read a transcript of my question here in Hansard or watch it here on ParliamentTv. W/C 11th July Monday began … Read more

Parliamentary Update, Week Commencing 27th June 2022

Monday began with Oral Questions to the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, where I took the opportunity to ask about socioeconomic disparities between the South-East and the rest of the UK and the impact that this has had on the true cost of levelling up, following research conducted by the Resolution … Read more

Parliamentary Update, Week Commencing 20th June 2022

Monday began with Oral Questions to the Home Secretary where I took the opportunity to ask about the new National Security Bill and the potential dangers posed to freedom of the press. You can read a transcript of my question here in Hansard or watch it on ParliamentTv This was followed by an Urgent Question … Read more

Parliamentary Update, Week Commencing 13 June 2022

It’s been another busy week here in Parliament, with Monday kicking off with Defence questions, where I took the chance to ask the Secretary of State about the support shown to Taiwan by the USA in recognising their sovereignty, and if the UK government would be following suit. You can read a transcript of my … Read more