'No deal' Brexit and proroguing Parliament

A number of constituents have emailed me recently about 'no deal' Brexit. As I have previously made clear, I share the concerns about a ‘no deal’ Brexit, and have consistently opposed the idea.

Court ruling on forced abortion

I have received a number of letters regarding a Court ruling on abortion for a lady with learning difficulties.

Animal Cruelty Sentencing - 'Animals deserve justice' campaign

I appreciate the many emails I have received about animal cruelty sentencing.

I understand your concerns on this issue and I agree that there is no place in this country for animal cruelty. I want to make sure that those who abuse animals are met with the full force of the law.

TV Licence fee for those over 75

A number of constituents have contacted me about the future of the TV licence fee for pensioners over 75 years of age.

The BBC’s decision to stop funding free TV licences for all over 75s from June 2020 is very disappointing.

f40 Campaign Group Letter to the Chancellor

Along with colleagues from all sides of the House, I was pleased to add my name to this letter to the Chancellor calling for fairer funding for our schools. The f40 group represents 42 English local authorities, including Central Bedfordshire Council, with historically low funding for education.