Westminster News

Brexit Update: Letwin and 'Super Saturday'

On what has been dubbed as ‘Super Saturday,’ MPs sat in the House of Commons for only the fifth time since the Second World War. Saturday sittings have only ever been called in times of emergencies, such as the Suez Crisis of 1956 or the Falkland Invasion of 1982.

Tuesday 3rd September Brexit Update

I thought it might be helpful to publish some gathered thoughts following the parliamentary melee yesterday, (Tuesday 3rd September) and what this means.

Statement on the Queen's Speech Announcement

Today the Prime Minster announced a Queen's Speech on 14th October setting out his government's new legislative agenda. The current Parliament has run for 340 days making it the longest session in the last 400 years.

Brexit Update: The 29th March Vote

I took some time at the weekend reflecting upon the momentous events that took place in Westminster last week and in order to articulate the tactical changes I made on Friday.

My response to the draft EU Withdrawal Agreement

I have waited until the Prime Minister's 'Deal' has reached what seems to be an unalterable point - having been agreed by the EU Council - before responding to you in order to be as definitive as possible.

Heathrow expansion

The Government's decision to support a new runway at Heathrow in the proposed Airports National Policy Statement (NPS) is a momentous step for our country.