Westminster News

Protecting Police dogs and horses

Gloucester MP Richard Graham has said that the dogs and horses serving our police around the country are “much more than Police property - they’re partners in catching burglars, detecting drugs and helping to save lives.

Protecting the South Sandwich Islands

Today I’ve written to Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson to ask him to make the oceans around the South Sandwich Islands a Marine Protected Area.

Guy Verhofstadt - Exiting the EU Committee

I'm encouraged that the European Parliament's stance means Brits working in the EU can still transfer around Europe after Brexit. Watch my questions to Guy Verhofstadt, the European Parliament's Brexit Coordinator here:

NHS IT Systems

The largest ever new injection of funds into our NHS is a triumph and it shows the outstanding priority of this Government. Nevertheless we must improve our underperforming IT systems to help our hard-working staff at Gloucester Hospitals Trust and enable them to spend more time on patient care.

EU Withdrawal Bill - Immigration

I believe the British people want their MPs to take the decisions over who can come here and work based on the needs of the country, the skills required, and on whether the individuals coming here have them. I don't think they differentiate bewteen those from Croatia, China or the Commonwealth.

EU Withdrawal Bill - Trade

Leaving the EU is clearly a risk - it's not one that all of us thought was worth the potential return - but if we're to make the most of doing so then membership of the EEA and the Customs Union is not the way to satisfy anyone.