Westminster News

Brain Injury Reception, Speaker’s House, Westminster

I was delighted to attend a reception for Acquired Brain Injury survivors organised by the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Acquired Brain Injury (ABI).

The aim of the event was to raise awareness of ABI, and the need to improve neurorehabilitation services across the UK. 

Grenfell Tower fire

Grenfell Tower fire: Survivors in emergency housing 12 months on

Survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire will still be living in emergency accommodation 12 months after the tragedy, the government has confirmed.

Grenfell campaigners 'won the argument' over inquiry panel

Campaigners who demanded changes to the Grenfell Tower fire inquiry have "won their argument", a government minister has said.

In a U-turn, Theresa May announced last week that two experts would sit with the judge investigating the fire.

City of London warns ministers on immigration in Brexit deal

Central government’s number one priority around Brexit right now must be to provide clarity for the City of London on the status of EU workers living here, and those wishing to live here in future, according to the body representing the financial centre.

Kwarteng: 'It doesn't have to be a hard border'

Conservative MP Kwasi Kwarteng has told the Today programme there needs to be "some distinction" between customs union and non customs union areas but ruled out that that would mean a hard border in Northern Ireland.