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Consultation on cycling offences

I have received a number of emails recently about the Department for Transport’s consultation on proposed new cycling offences and, as a keen cyclist myself, I appreciate the concerns that have been raised.

Exploratory fracking applications

Several constituents have been in touch regarding proposed changes to planning practice for shale development.  I appreciate the concerns that have been raised and can assure you that the Government remains committed to protecting the environment and ensuring that shale exploration happens safely

Brexit Survey

In view of the interest shown in the Brexit Survey  I ran through July and the start of August, I have made it clear to constituents who have written to me that I do not favour a second referendum for the following reasons:

Trade Bill and parliamentary scrutiny

I am grateful for the emails I have received recently regarding a number of amendments to the Trade Bill relating to parliamentary scrutiny.

Brexit - Chequers Agreement

A number of constituents have contacted me in the last few days following the agreement reached at Chequers on 6 July.

Civil Liability Bill (EDM 1140)

Many thanks to those constituents who contacted me regarding the Civil Liability Bill and their concerns about the possible impact on vulnerable road users in relation to whiplash claims.