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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.

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.

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.

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.