Speeches in Parliament

Transport Select Committee: Rail Timetabling Inquiry Starts

The Transport Select Committee, of which I am a member, has launched its inquiry on Rail Timetabling with an evidence session from bosses of our local train operator, GTR, and Network Rail. As a member, I want to get answers from this inquiry for those in the region impacted.

Huw asks about High Street bank closures 

We have lost many of our High Street banks over the last few years. This causes challenges for constituents who cannot travel, particularly pensioners and the disabled.

Debate on Abortion in Northern Ireland

Abortion is a sensitive subject and I respect all views on the matter. In my own mind, and within limits on term, I have been very clear that it should be for the individual to make a decision and not for the state.

Debating the NHS in Parliament

Today in Parliament, when debating the NHS I talked positively about what the last Labour Government and current Conservative Government have done.