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For two days, Monday 22 November 2021 and Tuesday 23 November 2021, the Commons debated the Health and Care Bill. The Bill is at the Report Stage. The Public Bill Committee reported the Bill with amendments to the House. The Commons debated these amendments.
The main contention was the care cap which would mean local authority contributions would
A Requiem Mass was held In Westminster Cathedral for the late Sir David Amess MP on Tuesday 23 November 2021. Cardinal Vincent Nichols head of the Roman Catholics in the UK presided over the Mass. The Cathedral was filled to capacity for the Mass.
Music started with the organ played by Peter Stevens, the Assistant Master
I appeared on ITV Central Lobby on Thursday 18 November 2021 with Gary Sambrook MP, Birmingham Northfield. Presented by Allison Mackenzie once a month, the main topics of discussion were MPs taking on second jobs, and the fallout from COP26. There was a discussion on the Integrated Rail Plan which was announced in the House
In the second Opposition Day Debate on Wednesday 17 November 2021 HM Opposition tabled a motion that would ban MPs from taking on second jobs as paid political consultants, advisors or strategists. I voted in favour of the motion.
Strengthening Standards in Public Life
That this House:
(1) endorses the 2018 recommendation from the Committee on Standards in
For the Opposition Day Debate, HM Opposition proposed a motion on Wednesday 17 November 2021. This motion refers to two Department of Health and Social Care contracts with Randox. The motion was presented in the form of a Humble Address which is a message to the Queen to call for the papers relating to the
On Tuesday 16 November 2021 the Finance Bill passed its Second Reading in the Commons. The Finance Bill proposes tax cuts for bankers whilst working people and households face tax hikes.
My colleague Tulip Siddiq MP in whose constituency Nazanin, Richard and Gabriella live, secured a debate in Westminster Hall on Tuesday 16 November 2021 as Nazanin has not yet come home from Iran. It was a packed Westminster Hall and Richard was in the audience. The MPs sat in all the seats and some had
On Monday 15 November 2021 the House voted on the Lord's amendment to the state pensions triple lock. The House of Lords amendment to the Social Security (Up-Rating of Benefits) Bill would have ensured that the triple lock for older people is reinstated. This was a promise made by the Government to soften the impact of the pandemic