I am deeply saddened by the events in Manchester on Monday night, in which 22 people lost their lives. This was a depraved and cowardly attack on innocent people, many of them very young, who were enjoying what would have been one of the most memorable nights of their lives.
The brutal treatment of LGBT citizens in Chechnya was condemned in the House of Commons on Thursday 13 April. More than 100 men in the country have been detained by the authorities and subjected to beatings and torture. It is thought that four men may have been killed.
Today in the House of Commons, Rt Hon Cheryl Gillan MP called for an emergency debate on HS2 Ltd at Business Questions – which sets out the Parliamentary timetable for what is likely to be the final week of this Parliament before the General Election.
There should be no diminution in the environmental protections for the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty to give “a blank cheque” to HS2 Ltd, Rt Hon Cheryl Gillan MP said in the House of Commons this morning.
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