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Asking the DoH about Cystic Fybrosis Drug Orkambi

I recently wrote to the Department of Health begging them to look again at making cystic fibrosis drug Orkambi available on the NHS.  Several other MPs co-signed my letter which asked government to put pressure on the manufacturer Vertex to find a solution to the current impasse in negotiations. 

Rural Constituencies and 4G

I was one of the 45 MPs who signed the APPG for Rural Business letter to the Rt Hon Matt Hancock, Secretary of State for Media, Culture and Sport demanding better 4G signal for rural areas.   The APPG are working to raise awareness of the need for better mobile signals for rural businesses ensuri

Heidi Allen MP Calls For Answers Over Rail Timetable Chaos

I’ve received many emails and twitter messages over the past couple of days from commuters who are rightly angry and disappointed about the service Great Northern (as part of GTR) have been providing since the introduction of the new timetable on Monday. 

Heidi Allen MP Supports Specialist Perinatal Mental Health Services

I was delighted to support Cambridgeshire and Peterborough CCG’s bid to establish specialist perinatal mental health services within Cambridgeshire and Peterborough and am thrilled to hear that our pleas for additional investment in perinatal mental health have been heard by the NHS England East

Heidi Allen MP Questions the New Home Secretary, Sajid Javid

Heidi Allen MP today questioned the new Home Secretary, Sajid Javid, on EU citizens right to stay in the UK after Brexit following the Windrush Scandal. Follow the link to hear Heidi's question and the Home Secretary's answer.

Train Timetables Are Changing from May 20th

Many of you contributed to the train timetable consultation run by Great Northern last year.  The result is a new timetable from 20th May onwards which affects every train and every journey on the Great Northern routes.   Every train, from every station has been changed with the intention of prov

Syria and Chemical Weapons Update

The Syrian Regime has used chemical weapons against its own citizens before so it is desperately tragic and terrifying to learn it has happened again. The Prime Minister has confirmed to me that she has access to intelligence which confirms they are again, responsible for this latest attack.

Heidi welcomes UK ban on ivory sales

The Environment Secretary Michael Gove has confirmed that the UK will introduce a ban on ivory sales.

The proposed ban will be the toughest in Europe and amongst the toughest in the world – helping to protect elephants for future generations.