Westminster News

PM's Open Letter to EU Citizens

Ahead of the EU leader summit meeting in Brussels, today the Prime Minister published an open letter to all EU citizens currently in the UK.

Heidi Allen questions Prime Minister about Universal Credit

Building on her question on Monday to the Work & Pensions Secretary, today Heidi Allen questioned the Prime Minister about the 6-week waiting period for Universal Credit payments and asked for a meeting to discuss this further.

Heidi Allen MP questions Work & Pensions Secretary on Universal Credit

During the Department for Work & Pensions oral questions, Heidi Allen raised her concerns about advance payments and questioned the Secretary of State about what additional support is available for Universal Credit claimants who have been waiting for a payment for over four weeks.

Independent think tank ranks NHS as best healthcare system

In an assessment published today by the independent health think tank, The Commonwealth Fund, the NHS has been ranked the best healthcare system out of 11 wealthy countries including Switzerland and the United States.