Westminster News

Play your part, act on scams

Taking place throughout July, Scams Awareness Month is a national campaign to help people avoid falling prey to scams. From cyber scams to banking fraud, millions of people across the country fall victim to scams and fraud every year.

DFID launches new Small Charities Challenge Fund

In March, Priti Patel, the Secretary of State for the Department for International Development announced the creation of a Small Charities Challenge Fund and today, the Fund is now open for applications.

Heidi Allen MP on the Queen's Speech votes

In recent days I have been contacted by a number of my constituents about my voting intentions for the numerous amendments attached to the Queen's Speech debate last week.

Prime Minister outlines proposals for EU citizens

On Monday 26 June, the Prime Minister made a statement before the House of Commons to update Parliament on her policy proposals to safeguard the rights of EU citizens currently residing in the UK.

You can read the full policy document at the link here:

Parliamentary Email Account Disabled

Due to a cyber attack, the parliamentary email system is currently suspended. The Parliamentary Digital Services team are working as quickly as they can to re-boot the system with additional security measures. 

Grenfell Tower Fire

17 July 2017 Update:

Update from Cllr Harford, Housing Portfolio Holder for South Cambridgeshire District Council.

The Queen's Speech

On Wednesday 21 June 2017, the Queen travelled to Westminster for the State Opening of the new Parliament and to deliver the Queen's Speech. The Speech is conventionally delivered by the Sovereign in the presence of MPs, peers and other military and diplomatic dignitaries.