Constituents will be aware that on Tuesday 29th January, the Commons agreed to the Prime Minister returning to the EU and seek an amendment to the Withdrawal Agreement around the issue of the ‘backstop’. I voted to support this.
Thank you to those who have emailed me recently about the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill, which will introduce legislation to replace the current system known as 'Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards'. I appreciate the concerns that have been raised.
I have received the following letter from the Work and Pensions Secretary regarding the next phase of the Universal Credit roll out (Managed Migration) and the two-child policy, which I hope constituents will find helpful.
It would be foolish to gloss over the vote last night in the House of Commons on Brexit. It was a huge vote against the Withdrawal Agreement negotiated by the Government and the EU, and historically extraordinary. Of course it’s a serious blow.