Westminster News

Transport Questions

It was great to be back at the despatch box today, answering questions about the changes and improvements we’re making to the transport sector following the impact of coronavirus.

NHS Staff: Weekly Testing

A few people have asked about NHS staff testing, following a vote in the House of Commons on an Opposition Day Motion earlier this week.

George Floyd: Black Lives Matter

I absolutely stand with all those across the globe who are appalled and horrified by the way George Floyd lost his life. Justice and accountability should now follow.


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Statement: Dominic Cummings

Thank you for contacting me expressing your understandable concerns about recent news stories around Dominic Cummings. As a Minister, I have been fortunate enough to be able to communicate the sentiment of these directly to senior people at the head of Government.

UK Global Tariff

The UK's new tariff regime, the UK Global Tariff (UK GT), will replace the EU’s Common External Tariff on 1 January 2021 (the end of the Transition Period), and set the duty on imports from other countries into the UK.  

Transport Network Funding Boost

As Minister of State for Transport, I am delighted that the Government has announced a £1.7 billion investment in our roads and railways, to lay the foundations for economic recovery and improve our national infrastructure.

Post Office: Coronavirus Measures

Information from the Post Office on the steps they are taking to support their staff and customers during the coronavirus outbreak is outlined below. 

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