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"Everybody In" report by Crisis

Constituents have been contacting me about the Crisis report "Everybody In" on how to end homelessness.

"Amazon" Tax (Online retail tax)

I appreciate the concerns I have received from constituents recently about online retailers paying tax and agree that it is vital they contribute fairly to funding our public services.

Exploratory fracking applications - UPDATE

Many of you will be aware that a debate took place on 12 September titled "Shale Gas Exploration: Planning Permission".  I was unable to attend the debate but, during her speech, the Energy Minister said:

Consultation on cycling offences

I have received a number of emails recently about the Department for Transport’s consultation on proposed new cycling offences and, as a keen cyclist myself, I appreciate the concerns that have been raised.

Brexit Survey

In view of the interest shown in the Brexit Survey  I ran through July and the start of August, I have made it clear to constituents who have written to me that I do not favour a second referendum for the following reasons:

Trade Bill and parliamentary scrutiny

I am grateful for the emails I have received recently regarding a number of amendments to the Trade Bill relating to parliamentary scrutiny.