Westminster News

Huw Lobbies Schools Minister for School Funding

In December, following the launch by the Government of a consultation process to reform the Schools' Funding Formula, I met with the Schools Minister, Nick Gibb, and his team in the Department of Education.

My Vote for Article 50

UPDATE - 13/02/2017

The amendments presented by the House of Lords were rejected by MPs on 13 March 2017 by 335 votes to 287. The Lords accepted the decision by 274 to 135. I can confirm that I voted against the amendments.

 

UPDATE - 06/02/2017

Holocaust Memorial: Times Red Box Article

Last November, I stood with 200 young people from across the South East of England on the train tracks at Auschwitz-Birkenau, the Nazi concentration and death camp in Poland where 1.1 million Jewish men, women and children were murdered by the Nazis.

Sussex MPs Discuss NHS Changes

MPs from across Sussex met this week with local NHS leaders from Sussex and East Surrey to discuss proposed changes to the area's health service. 

Military Briefing: Iraq and Syria

On Monday, I attended an update on the UK's military involvement over Iraq and Syria from the Secretary of State for Defence and the Assistant Chief of Defence Staff.

Transport Select Committee: Urban Congestion

Huw questioned Andrew Hugill, Director, Policy and Technical Affairs, Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation, Dominic Proud, Chair, and John Elliott, Vice Chair, National Transport Committee, Local Government Technical Advisers Group, Andrew Meaney, Partner, Oxera Consulting LLP, an

Huw continues campaign for Mental Health

Campaigning for better Mental Health is a key priority for me. Earlier in 2016, I attended the launch of the Mental Health Taskforce and, at the end of the year, I joined a review of the Taskforce in Parliament.

Opposition Debate on Article 50 and Leaving the EU

Today in Parliament, yet another attempt will be made to debate the merits of Britain's withdrawal from the European Union. The media are making this out to be some form of referendum by MPs on our status with the EU.