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Net zero emissions and climate change

In May, the independent Committee on Climate Change recommended that the UK commit to net zero emissions by 2050. After careful consideration, the Government will start the legislative process for a net zero greenhouse gas emissions target today.

Live animal exports

I have been contacted by constituents about live animal exports for both slaughter and fattening, and appreciate the concerns that have been raised.
 

Allocate Fairer Funding for Local Schools

Campaign group, f40, is calling on the Government to provide fairer funding for all children in state-funded schools in England. The f40 group represents 42 English local authorities, including Central Bedfordshire Council, with historically low funding for education.

Govia Disruption - June 2019

I was very disturbed by the number of reports coming in over the past couple of weeks from constituents struggling with rail disruptions.

Alabama & abortion law in Northern Ireland

Thank you to the many constituents who have contacted me about the issue of access to abortion in Northern Ireland, following legislation passed recently in Alabama, USA.

Independent housing regulator

I am grateful for the emails I have received calling for a new housing regulator, following the terrible fire at Grenfell Tower.

Brexit Update....Pause (29.05.19)

Before attempting to digest the European Elections, let me say a word about Prime Minister Theresa May, who announced her departure last week.