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Brexit update

As the Westminster week ends, and we have a brief recess, I think we have reached a significant further stage of the Brexit process.

Letter from the Prime Minister

Dear constituents

I thought you would like to see this letter from the PM about leaving the EU.

As I have previously made clear, I support leaving the EU with an agreement.

I intend to support this latest attempt.

Rt Hon Alistair Burt MP

Beer duty and support for pubs

I am grateful for the latest emails I have received from constituents who remain concerned about beer duty and support for our local pubs.

End the Cage Age

Thank you to everyone who has emailed me recently to say that they have signed the parliamentary petition to ‘End the Cage Age’, calling for a ban on all caged farming.

Parliamentary Update

Parliament remains in a state of anticipation in relation to further progress on Brexit.

Climate change

Public concern about climate change has been increasing recently and a number of constituents have contacted me about it.  I do understand the concerns that are being raised - climate change is one of the most serious long-term environmental and economic threats that this country, and the world,

'Misleading letters' - Universal Credit campaign

A number of constituents have contacted me recently about changes to the wording of the Department for Work and Pensions' (DWP) ‘fit notes’.  These are letters which are sent to Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) claimants' GPs and I appreciate the concerns that have been raised.  The Governm