Westminster News

Plan for Jobs

Today the next phase of the nation's recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic began.  The Chancellor outlined several schemes to retain jobs following the furlough scheme, and to create new ones.  For the hospitality and tourism sector there were VAT reductions to assist their cash flow and the launch

Update on Coronavirus Testing and Rollout of Antibody Testing

Next week, the Government will begin offering antibody tests to health and care staff, eligible patients and care residents in England to see if they have had coronavirus, representing further progress in our national testing programme.

Immigration Bill passes Second Reading

Yesterday saw the second reading of the Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination Bill which passed through the House of Commons.  I was proud to support our government in this vote.  This is an important milestone for the UK, delivering on our manifesto commitment in the General Election to