Westminster News

A Charter for the future of the BBC

Nigel Huddleston, MP for Mid Worcestershire and a member of the Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee has welcomed the Government’s draft BBC Charter which builds upon the BBC White Paper and subsequent Select Committee report.

Dunne moves to Department of Health

South Shropshire MP Philip Dunne has been given a new ministerial role at the Department of Health, as part of Prime Minister Theresa May’s new government.

MP meets National Citizen Service volunteers

Margot James, MP for Stourbridge, met young volunteers engaged in the National Citizen Service (NCS) programme during a reception held in Parliament. While at the reception, Margot met Isaac Bolton, a young man from Stourbridge, who has been selected as one of just 100 young people across the country to become a national ambassador for the NCS. 

A Budget for working people

George Osborne has presented a Budget that delivers security for working people and delivers on the promises upon which we were elected.

A Queen's Speech for working people

Behind today's Queen’s Speech is a clear vision for a country that offers security and opportunity for everyone - at every stage of life. We want to build a country where - whoever you are and wherever you live - you can have the chance of a good education, a decent job, a home of your own and the peace of mind that comes from being able to raise a family and enjoy a secure retirement. And the bills announced in today's Queen's Speech are about delivering on that ambition.