Westminster News

Sean Morley Awards Showcase Road Safety Ideas in Parliament

Innovative projects to improve the safety of road users and pedestrians have been heard in Parliament as part of an AIRSO (Association of Industrial Road Safety Officers) initiative in honour of Sean Morley a local student who was killed in a hit and run in 2012.

Secondary Breast Cancer Awareness

Friday 13th was Secondary Breast Cancer Awareness Day and October marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This disease is the most common form of cancer in the UK with someone diagnosed every 10 minutes. In the West Midlands Over 5500 people were diagnosed with breast cancer in 2015 alone.

Article 50 Enacted

On 29th March Theresa May respected and carried out the will of the people by enacting Article 50 to begin the formal process of leaving the EU.

Brexit Vote in Parliament

Tonight Parliament voted on the triggering of Article 50, to leave the EU after days of debate in the Chamber. I was sceptical that there should be a need for such a vote after the British people sent a very clear message for Brexit at the referendum.