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On Wednesday 1 December 2021, I presented a petition to the House of Commons on behalf of my constituents in relation to building on the Green belt near to the Walsall Arboretum.
I was contacted by the residents of Kilhendre Court Walsall residents of the United Kingdom. I told the House that : The petitioners note
The Finance (No. 2) Bill was debated in the Commons on Wednesday 1 December 2021. The Bill is in its Committee stage and was debated as a Committee of the whole House.
The House voted on whether to keep the surcharge for bankers in the Bill. Ayes -301- Noes-206.
New Clause 5 related to Reviews of Economic Crime
On Wednesday 1 December 2021, there were questions to the President of COP26 Alok Sharma MP the first after COP26. The Conference of the Parties 26 took place last month in Glasgow. There are concerns that the Egyptian Government may not allow legitimate meetings and prevent groups such as climate activists and civil society groups,
A debate was held on whether the Covid-19 regulations should be reinstated. This took place on Tuesday 30 November 2021. The renewal of the regulations were brought before Parliament following the outbreak of the new Omicron variant.
The first motion was :That the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Wearing of Face Coverings) (England) Regulations 2021 (S.I., 2021,
The SNP used their Opposition Day debate on Tuesday 30 November 2021 on a motion on the behaviour of the Prime Minister, the Rt Hon Member for Uxbridge and South Ruislip. The motion was moved by Ian Blackford MP. You can read the words of the motion here:
That this House censures the Prime Minister, the
On Monday 29 November 2021 the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care Sajid Javid gave an update on Covid-19. I have heard from many constituents who are finding it difficult to access face to face appointments with GPs. So I asked the Secretary of State:
"We have quite rightly praised the South African doctor, but
I was nominated to sit on a Designated Legislation Committee meeting on Monday 29 October 2021 relating to the draft Regulatory Enforcement and Sanctions Act 2008 (Amendment to Schedule 3) (England) Order 2021. This is about ensuring where there are 2 local authorities covering the business there is one authority for businesses to go to
We gathered together Parliamentarians, colleagues of Rt Hon Cheryl Gillan and family and friends for a service of Thanksgiving for her life and work. The service was conducted by the Speaker's Chaplin the Venerable Tricia Hillas, Archdeacon of Westminster. Cheryl was a very kind MP and I knew her as she was the Vice Chair