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Antarctic Ocean Sanctuary

I have been contacted by several constituents in recent weeks about establishing an Antarctic Ocean Sanctuary.

Brexit - General Update

I continue to receive a number of emails from constituents in relation to the UK’s exit from the European Union. These are from those who voted leave and feel that the process is being frustrated, and those who wanted to remain and are concerned about the future.

Tier 2 visas for NHS staff

Constituents have been in touch recently regarding the availability of Tier 2 visas for NHS staff.

Abortion law in Northern Ireland

I am grateful for the range of comments received from constituents about abortion law in Northern Ireland.
Abortion remains a highly sensitive issue, regardless of where your view lies, and one where it is important that the matter is considered with due care and sensitivity.

NHS Future Funding

As the NHS approaches its 70th birthday, I welcome the Prime Minister’s historic funding announcement of an additional £20.5 billion in real terms by 2023/24.  This will benefit services up and down the country and support the NHS to make the right decisions for the long-term, setting it on a sus

Live Animal Exports

Thank you to the many constituents who have contacted me recently about live animal exports.

NHS Future Funding

A number of constituents have been in touch about how to fund the NHS in the future.

Fur Trade

I am grateful to the many constituents who have contacted me recently about the Petitions Committee debate held on 4 June, “That this House has considered e-petition 200888 relating to the sale of animal fur in the UK”.

People's Vote on Brexit

Thank you to those constituents who have contacted me recently about holding a People’s Vote on the deal reached between the UK and the EU.