Westminster News

Health Question on healthy eating

An MP has urged government not to be a “nanny state” and tell people what they can and cannot eat.

Shipley MP Philip Davies said no food in moderation was unhealthy.

European Council Statement

Theresa May has given her strongest hint yet that she will fight to ensure Britain does not pay any more money into the EU coffers after Britain leaves the European Union.

Mental Health of Jockeys

More must be done to protect the mental health of jockeys and those who suffer life changing injuries, an MP has said.

With horseracing “undoubtedly the finest sport there is”, Shipley MP Philip Davies called for a Parliamentary debate into the sport and the bravery of jockeys.

Free Trade with the EU

AN MP has demanded government set out the cost to British and EU businesses if no free-trade agreement is reached with the European Union.

Social Care

Part of the money being spent on overseas aid should be ploughed into adult social care in the UK to help the elderly, vulnerable and disabled, an MP has said.

Free Trade Deal with EU

An MP has warned it would be “economic suicide” for the European Union if they did not agree a free trade deal with the UK as part of Brexit.

Full and Part time Gender Pay Gaps

The gender pay gap must be eradicated in all forms of employment not just full-time, an MP has said.

Shipley MP said government should lead by example and ensure all its departments are in order and equal pay is given to full and part time workers.

Automatic Early Release in Prisons

A demand by an MP to abolish the law which allows prisoners to be released half way through their sentence regardless of behaviour has been ignored.

Justice Minister Sam Gyimah said prisoners are released on licence and must abide by conditions or face being returned to prison.

International Men's Day

Many issues facing men are forgotten because of political correctness and differing treatment of the sexes can damage men, an MP has warned.

PMQ on Prisoners

The law which means all prisoners have to be released half way through their sentence must be abolished, an MP has said.

Introduced by the last Labour government it does not take into account behaviour or re-offending risk, Shipley MP Philip Davies warned.