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People's Vote on Brexit

Thank you to those constituents who have contacted me recently about holding a People’s Vote on the deal reached between the UK and the EU.
 

Early Day Motion 1233 - support for pubs

I have been contacted by constituents concerned about support for pubs and Early Day Motion 1233.  As a Government Minister I cannot, by convention, sign any Early Day Motions.

Upskirting

Thank you for contacting me about the issue of upskirting and the Voyeurism (Offences) Bill.

Upskirting is totally unacceptable and such an intrusive act should be tackled robustly. There should be no doubt that such acts are illegal and will not be tolerated.

National Planning Policy Framework

I appreciate the concerns that have been raised about planning policy and welcome the proposed revisions to the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF), which provides a comprehensive approach for planners, developers and councils to build more homes, more quickly, in the places where people wa