Westminster News

Coronavirus update

Many constituents have contacted me about the Coronavirus pandemic. I fully appreciate the many concerns people will have during this time of uncertainty. Covid-19 represents a serious challenge to public health not only in the United Kingdom but for across the world.

Advice on the coronavirus

Understandably, the global spread of the Coronavirus Covid-19 is dominating the news at the moment. I know many constituents are concerned about the potential impact if Britain experiences a widespread outbreak. They have lots of questions about what precautions the Government is taking.

Brandon welcomes the new Immigration Bill

This an important step forward, putting in place for new immigration arrangements now that we have left the European Union. As a Home Office Minister, I was involved in the background work getting ready for our new immigration rules to be agreed by Parliament.

Urgent Question - Counter Terrorism Policing

As Security Minister, Brandon answered an urgent question from the Labour Party about the oversight of counter-terrorism policing by the Government. In his response, he made it clear that the Government's priority is keeping our country and citizens safe from terrorists.

Back to work at Westminster

Today the House of Commons convened for the first time since the General Election. The first few days of a new parliament are dominated by administrative and procedural matters, such as electing a new Speaker of the House of Commons.

The country needs a General Election

Today, MPs will vote on holding an election on 12 December, so we can have a new functioning Parliament that can get Brexit done and let the country move on.