The UK has a proud history of supporting those in need of protection and since 2015 we have welcomed 480,000 people through safe and legal routes from all countries including Ukraine, Hong Kong, Syria and Afghanistan.
Recent protest activity from a minority of individuals, utilising guerrilla tactics, has caused misery to the hard-working public, disrupted businesses, interfered with emergency services, cost millions in taxpayers’ money, and put lives at risk.
Thank you for contacting me about the UK Government's decision to prevent the Scottish Parliament’s Gender Recognition Reform Bill from proceeding to Royal Assent.
The passion, commitment, and specialist knowledge of our NHS staff is part of what makes our NHS so special.
My response to the South Worcestershire Development Plan Review Consultation.
I am aware that work is being undertaken to prepare a bid for an Investment Zone in West Worcestershire and I am confident that this proposal will have no material impact on any existing environmental protections.
We are facing extreme economic challenges because of rising inflation and the weaponisation of energy prices following Putin’s illegal invasion of Ukraine.
Thank you for contacting me about storm overflows and the Environment Act which gained Royal Assent in 2021. As well as improving a wide range of environmental standards, the Act revolutionises how water companies tackle the number of discharges of untreated sewage.
The benefits system is designed to ensure support for those who need it most. The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) continually reviews and refines the disability benefits process to improve its efficiency and effectiveness.