Yesterday I had the opportunity to participate in a parliamentary debate on a petition to introduce a proposal known as Fiona’s Law, where all women would be offered a cervical cancer screening annually. Engaging with suggestions from clinicians and cervical cancer charities, I sought to highlight that while this proposal may not be the most […]
Yesterday I had an opportunity to press the Minister for Vaccine Deployment on the progress of negotiations between the UK, the EU and the US on mutual vaccination certification recognition. You can watch my question and the Minister’s answer on Parliament TV, or read a transcript of it on Hansard.
Yesterday I had an opportunity to press the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State on Transport on the ongoing negotiations with France regarding the operation of the Channel Tunnel Fixed Link, and whether further regulations will be required to give effect to new arrangements for the tunnel. You can read a transcript of my question and the […]
Yesterday I had an opportunity to press the Secretary of State on Transport on persisting stats from ONS that suggest a majority of travel industry staff remain on furlough, and on whether he has had consultations with the Chancellor on the necessity of an extension of the Job Retention Scheme. You can watch my question […]
I am delighted to be backing a campaign from leading charity Diabetes UK that could help transform the lives of people living with the condition. On Wednesday (7 July), I attended the launch of Diabetes UK’s Diabetes Is Serious campaign, where I listened to accounts of how the disruption to health services caused by the […]
Yesterday I had the honour of participating in a debate on the end of the application deadline for the EU Settlement Scheme, and the necessity of a grace period for “late” applicants. It is distressing that five years after the Brexit vote our friends and neighbours continue to deal with great uncertainty about their future, […]