Westminster News

Speech - a plan for jobs by the Chancellor of the Exchequer

Mr Speaker,

I stood here in March saying I knew people were worried.

I know they’re worried still.

We have taken decisive action to protect our economy.

But people are anxious about losing their jobs, about unemployment rising.

Letter to the Chancellor - suspension of Air Passenger Duty, by Henry Smith MP

We write in advance of your anticipated announcement of measures to help Britain’s economy recover from the impacts of COVID-19 and to urge you to include a temporary suspension of Air Passenger Duty (APD) in these measures in order to allow our aviation sector to rebuild and play their full role

Letter - resumption of driving tests and MOTs

On 23 June, the Prime Minister set out further changes to lockdown measures in England to enable people to see more of their friends and family, help businesses get back on their feet and get people back in their jobs.

Statement - Covid 19 update by the Prime Minister

Before I begin, I am sure the whole House will join me in sending our deepest condolences to the families and friends of James Furlong, Joe Ritchie-Bennett and David Wails, who were brutally killed in Reading on Saturday.