Westminster News

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UK Parliament Week is fast approaching, running from 13-19 November. UK Parliament Week is an annual festival which encourages citizens to learn about and engage with the work of the UK Parliament.

Charity rugby match

The Commons and Lords Rugby Club has accepted an invitation to play the Met Police RFC in memory of the late PC Keith Palmer.

Chris Heaton-Harris MP attends APPG Print Reception

Chris Heaton-Harris met with Print Power Europe printers of Daventry, at the House of Commons on the 6th of July as part of a Reception to celebrate the print industry, in Daventry and across Britain. 

Changes to Benefit Allowances for PIP and ESA Recipients

As chair of the APPG on Learning Disability, I recently wrote to the Department for Work & Pension expressing my concerns regarding the upcoming changes to the Personal Independence Payment (PIP) assessment, Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) Work Capability Assessment (WCA) and support provided by the Health and Work Programme. You can find the response from the Rt. Hon Stephen Crabb MP, Secretary of State for Work and Pensions here.

Bees and Neonicotinoids

I have been contacted by numerous constituents referring to their concerns surrounding bees and pesticide usage, here is a substantial response I have recently received from George Eustice MP, Minister of State at the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs, concerning the subject.

Chris Heaton-Harris MP's Response to Airstrikes in Syria

Syria - How I will Vote Today and Why:Like all MPs I have been written to by a number of my constituents about their concerns about the possibility of the UK extending the military campaign we are in within Iraq, over the border into Syria.I like people to know exactly where I stand on such important issues and so below is a link to a copy of one of my replies to a constituent.

Chris Heaton-Harris MP attends Bliss Report Launch Event

Chris Heaton-Harris, MP for Daventry, attended Bliss’ parliamentary event on Tuesday 20 October 2015. The reception was organised by Bliss, the special care baby charity, to launch Bliss baby report 2015: hanging in the balance. The report shows that there is a severe shortage of neonatal nurses and doctors, meaning units are not meeting national standards on safe staffing levels for premature and sick babies.