Westminster News

Andrea asks the PM about the rule of law

Today during PMQs in the virtual Chamber, I asked the Prime Minister what will he do to carry out the rule of law and uphold British values following the disgraceful facts of the last weeks, with thugs defacing national monuments to Churchill and Queen Victoria and offending the memory of PC Keit

Andrea chairs a webinar on the UK's music sector

This morning, I chaired a webinar organised by the Westminster Media Forum, titled "The UK's Music sector - copyright and policy developments, education and careers, investment and live music, and future trading relationships." This policy conference was due to take place in London, but because o

New support for survivors of domestic abuse

Today, I was pleased to learn that frontline charities have been awarded government support to provide 1,500 new bed spaces to support survivors of domestic abuse at risk during the pandemic. This has been backed by £8.1 million in Government support, with 103 charity bids set to benefit.

Safety after Covid and an end to rough sleeping

Having offered accommodation to over 90% of roughsleepers since the start of the pandemic, this week I was pleased to see that Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick announced that 6,000 more homes are to be made available for vulnerable rough sleepers, so that they can move into long term, stable acco

Andrea Calls for Ticket Refunds

Today I asked the Minister of State for Transport about ticket refunds for commuters across Morley & Outwood

I'm pleased the Government has worked with rail companies to make refunds avaliable for all during this difficult time.

Andrea asks questions on Coronavirus

Last week, I asked the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care some questions on the Coronavirus crisis. In these troubling times, I want to make sure constituents are getting the information they need, therefore I have submitted the following written questions.

Andrea Supports Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

Great event organised by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Ovarian Cancer for Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month in Parliament. Diagnosing ovarian cancer sooner can save lives!

Andrea Meets Health Secretary to Discuss CoronaVirus

Yesterday, I met with the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care and other Conservative West Yorkshire MPs to discuss Coronavirus preparations.

The Government is doing everything they can, guided by science and will support workers and business.

Andrea Speaks at Bruges Group Conference

A massive thank you to the Bruges Group for putting on a truly fantastic conference about Global Britain. Some real optimism in the room.

(Except for the Remainer chap who came in to protest; but I did enjoy a dance with him to his Irish jig music he brought with him!)