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Medicinal Cannabis

I am grateful to everyone who has contacted me about the availability of medicinal cannabis.

Brexit Update - 14th March 2019

I voted on Tuesday for the UK to leave the EU on 29 March with a deal. Unfortunately Parliament, including a number of my colleagues, did not. This meant that Parliament had to vote yesterday on whether to leave on 29 March with a deal or not.

Agriculture Bill and Food Standards

I have continued to receive emails from constituents regarding the Agriculture Bill and, in particular, food standards.

#Betterdealforanimals

A large number of constituents have been in touch recently about animal sentience and the #Betterdealforanimals campaign.

Registration Fees at the Health & Care Professionals Council

Thank you to those who have contacted me about the increase in the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) Fee.

Independent regulators like the HCPC do important work, helping to protect the public and ensure high levels of service and professionalism.

Fracking Regulations

A number of constituents have been in touch to raise their concerns about reports that the shale gas industry wishes to review the regulations regarding earthquakes caused by fracking.
 

Future Trade Agreements

I am grateful for the contact I have received about future trade agreements and the debate which was held on 21 February.

Brexit Update

It has been hard to keep pace with developments over the last week.