Westminster News

Budget 2017 in 25 seconds

You can watch the video clip which explains the key points from the Autumn Statement 2017 at the link here.

Government announces commitment to invest in Addenbrooke's Station

In today’s Autumn Statement the Chancellor, Philip Hammond announced his formal backing of the National Infrastructure Commission’s recommendation to deliver a railway station on Cambridge's Biomedical Campus by 2022 with £5 million of matched funding.

Accessible Transport for all

Earlier this year, the Department of Transport launched the Draft Accessibility Action Plan. This is the next step in the Government’s commitment to removing barriers for millions of disabled people across the country, allowing them to travel independently and confidently.

Universal Credit

Update 13 March 2018 - Universal Credit and Free School Meals

Heidi Allen MP wins Overall Newcomer MP of the Year

Mr Speaker, Rt Hon John Bercow MP and Patron of the Patchwork Foundation announced the winners of the MP of the Year Awards 2017 sponsored by KPMG at Speakers House on 15th November 2017 for those MPs who have represented and work well with underrepresented, deprived and minority communities acro

More detail published for EU citizens

Today, the Government has published a technical document which has been sent to the European Commission as part of the ongoing Brexit negotiations.

Heidi Allen MP secures debate on unaccompanied child refugees

Following her successful application to the Backbench Business Committee, Heidi Allen MP secured a backbench ddebate today on the Calais refugee camp and the ongoing situation for unaccompanied child refugees across Europe.

The motion to be debated reads: