Westminster News

Funding for new social workers

The Education Secretary has announced plans to train 900 new children's social workers to support some of the most vulnerable children and families in our communities.

Conservatives vote for tax cuts for 32 million people

Today I voted for the Chancellor of the Exchequer's budget package that will see tax cuts for 32 million people across our country. It will also remove more people from the tax system altogether so that those on lower incomes will not pay any tax on their wages.

A 10-year plan to improve our NHS

In the last Budget, the Chancellor of the Exchequer confirmed that the NHS is the Government’s number one spending priority. In doing so, he committed to providing an additional £20 billion investment every year in our health services.

Ambitious plans to tackle waste timebomb

Throughout this year we’ve seen the media spotlight on the environmental damage we are causing to the world, particularly with an over-reliance on single-use plastics.

Boost for mental health care

In every community across our country, from the largest inner-city tower block to a leafy suburb to a small and quiet rural village, people continue to suffer from a longstanding health injustice.