Harriett Baldwin welcomes the support from the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs with regard to alcohol duty for smaller cider producers but seeks support for larger traditional makers of stronger ciders who may be adversely affected by the tax changes.
Following the Government’s Covid-19 update to Parliament, Harriett Baldwin welcomes the emphasis on vaccinations and boosters rather than locking down the economy, but calls for easier access to booster jabs for rural areas and people receiving care at home.
Harriett Baldwin speaks in the debate on the Skills and Post-16 Education Bill and calls on the Skills Minister to see if he can use the powers in the Bill to push back on Warwickshire College Group’s plans to close Malvern Hills College.
Harriett Baldwin, who is chair of the British Group of the Inter-Parliamentary Union, encourages the COP26 President to accredit as many parliamentarians from international delegations as possible to the COP26 conference.
Harriett Baldwin opposes proposals to abolish the English Votes for English Laws Standing Orders without any proposal for any kind of replacement to deal with the perceived democratic disparity between England and the devolved nations of the United Kingdom.