Free School Meals

Following the representations to Government from many people, myself included, I am sure you will join me in welcoming the latest announcement on free school meals over the Summer period.

NHS Staff Pay

Thank you for your correspondence sent through the campaigning organisation 38 Degrees regarding NHS pay.

The Abortion (Cleft Lip, Cleft Palate, and Clubfoot) Bill

The Abortion (Cleft Lip, Cleft Palate, and Clubfoot) Bill. 


I understand this Bill seeks to revise the Abortion Act 1967, excluding cleft lip, cleft palate and 

clubfoot as ‘qualifying physical abnormalities for the purposes’ of abortion. 


EU ratification process

During Cabinet Office Questions, I sought assurances from the Paymaster General that the process of the UK leaving the UK will not be allowed to fall because of the time needed to complete the “very complex” EU ratification processes.