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MP asks whether NHS is prepared for coming winter

In this week’s Health Questions, Huw asked the Health Secretary Matt Hancock whether the department had made any assessment of the resilience of the NHS as the winter months approach.

Heathfield High Street Closure

I am dismayed that East Sussex County Council have seen fit to schedule the closure of the High Street to traffic over the entire month of November. I have made representations to the Director of Highways, the Portfolio-holder and the Leader of the County Council.

Transport Select Committee: Rail timetable changes

In a Transport Committee session where Transport Secretary Chris Grayling and a number of other ministers from the Transport department were questioned on the timetable changes that led to severe delays for passengers back in May, I asked the ministers whether there should be an independent verif

MP speaks in debate on Breast Cancer

Huw spoke about the future of breast cancer in a debate. He paid tribute to those living with the disease and those caring for them.

Huw Commends Work Coaches

In a lively Commons debate, Huw asked the Employment minister to acknowledge the hard work done by work coaches to help people transform their lives.

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Back to School

Parliament has reconvened after the short conference recess. As promised in my last column, I spoke this week during the debate on the Agriculture Bill.

Victim Strategy: MP says defendants often have an 'upper-hand' over victims

In a debate on the Victims Strategy, which sets out the government's commitment to support victims of all violent crimes and offences, Huw asked the Justice minister what measures would be taken to minimise distress to victims caused by the behaviour of defendants during the criminal justice proc