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"Everybody In" report by Crisis

Constituents have been contacting me about the Crisis report "Everybody In" on how to end homelessness.

"Amazon" Tax (Online retail tax)

I appreciate the concerns I have received from constituents recently about online retailers paying tax and agree that it is vital they contribute fairly to funding our public services.

Agriculture Bill

In September the Government introduced the Agriculture Bill, which has its Second Reading on 10 October.  A number of constituents have been in touch ahead of the Second Reading, and I am grateful for the emails I have received.

Exploratory fracking applications - UPDATE

Many of you will be aware that a debate took place on 12 September titled "Shale Gas Exploration: Planning Permission".  I was unable to attend the debate but, during her speech, the Energy Minister said:

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.

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.