Westminster News

Why we need a General Election

Theresa May: I have just chaired a meeting of Cabinet where we agreed that the Government should call a general election to be held on the 8th June.

Autumn Statement 2016

Six years ago, we took over an economy on the brink of collapse, with the highest budget deficit in our peacetime history. We took the tough decisions to tackle that deficit, rebuilt Britain's shattered fiscal credibility and created more than 2.7 million new jobs.

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.

Mid Worcestershire MP wrties to Chancellor on Broadband investment

Nigel Huddleston MP has one of more than 100 cross-party MPs and Peers to have written an open letter to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne MP, urging him to continue investing in fixed and mobile broadband as part of the Spending Review and in the future.

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.