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Transport Select Committee - Transport Secretary

Grant Shapps, our new Secretary of State for Transport, appeared before our committee to discuss his priorities. I asked him if the department was really able to deliver on reform as well as deal with the events which arise. I used the airline insolvency review as an example.

Broad Oak Primary School visit

Here I am with the wonderful staff, parents and pupils at Broad Oak.

Read about the visit in their own words here: 

Speed up Brexit, slow down speeding cars

In my last column, I wrote about Parliament being prorogued, and our subsequent return to Westminster when the Supreme Court ruled the suspension to be unlawful. As a result, I’ve spent two weeks back in Parliament and we have just been prorogued again.

Watch: Huw questions announcement on National Living Wage

During today's questions to the Department for Work and Pensions, I asked the Minister whether those under 25 would be at a disadvantage when seeking employment if the National Living Wage was extended to 21-year-olds, as they would be competing against those who are older with potentially more e

Watch: Huw's speech on the Domestic Abuse Bill

In a time when the tone of exchanges in the House has made headlines, I was heartened by the debate I took part in for the second reading of the Domestic Abuse Bill.

Watch: Support for small businesses

During the summer recess, I took the opportunity to visit a number of small businesses in my constituency to discuss issues of importance to them. For many of these businesses Brexit was not the most important issue, it was the current system of VAT and business rates.