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Posted: 17/05/2022

In my speech in the Queen's Speech debate I called for the introduction of a windfall tax to ease the cost of living crisis. On Tuesday 17 May I voted on an amendment to the Queen's Speech tabled by HM Opposition: "At end add 'but respectfully regret that the Gracious Speech fails to announce a windfall

Posted: 17/05/2022

On Tuesday 17 May 2022 I spoke in the debate on the Queen's Speech. The Government's legislative programme for the year ahead is set out in the Queen's Speech. This year, 38 prospective pieces of legislation have been outlined.

The theme chosen by the Government for the day's debate was "Tackling Short and Long-Term Cost

Posted: 10/05/2022

On 10 May 2022 a new Parliamentary session was opened with the State Opening of Parliament. The Queen was unable to attend who was represented by the Prince of Wales. 

The process starts when MPs assemble in the House of Commons Chamber waiting for a message to be "summoned" by Black Rod.  Black Rod processes from

Posted: 07/05/2022

Darlaston won the Playoff Final 2-1 on Saturday 7 May 2022 with an outstanding goal in the 96th minute, winning promotion to the Midland League Premier Division. I was at the exciting game against Stapenhill to see Darlaston go up alongside 500 other supporters.
The family of former Darlaston striker Leon Taylor were in the crowd