Westminster News

Comments on Westminster Attack

An MP has demanded government ensure all Police forces are given the resources they need to keep the public safe following the terrorist attack in Westminster.

Shipley MP Philip Davies made the call during a Common’s statement on yesterday’s attack.

Prison and Courts Bill

Government must put an end to the early release of prisoners who attack staff while behind bars, an MP has warned.

Speaker condemns abuse

Commons Speaker John Bercow has confirmed Philip Davies did not block a Bill aimed at toughening up sentencing for animal cruelty “as a point of fact”.

Point of Order

AN MP has accused the Ministry of Justice of refusing to answer his questions for fear of what it may reveal.

Prison Officer Assaults

More needs to be done to protect prison staff from assaults as inmates are getting away with just a couple of extra week behind bars for attack, an MP has said.

Urgent Question: Jamal al-Harith

Shipley MP Philip Davies demanded answers from government over what it is doing to reclaim money paid to Guantanamo Bay detainees.

Gender Neutral Committee

AN MP wants the name of a Commons Committee changed to be gender neutral and focus on true equality.

Freedom on Sex Education

Parents must have a role in deciding what sex and relationship education is appropriate for their children to be taught at school, an MP has warned.

Shipley MP Philip Davies said too often politicians want to ban things they do not like and make compulsory things they do like.

Extending the lenient sentencing scheme

AN MP is pushing government to set out a timescale on when it will extend the number of crimes where a sentence handed down by judges can be challenged if deemed too lenient.

Business Question: Sharia Councils

Sharia Councils must be banned and Muslim women given the same protection as every other woman in the UK, an MP has said.