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Autumn Statement: Quick Update

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New Economic Forecast

The Office for Budget Responsibility has forecast growth to slow and inflation to rise over the next two years.

View from Westminster

As well as handling correspondence and emails from constituents, I have carried out a number of interviews, committees and events throughout the week, as seen below:

Monday 21st November:

Nazanin Zaghari Receives Welcome Support from UN

My recent article to the Ham & High on the imprisonment of Nazanin Zaghari

The United Nations’ Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (WGAD) has added its voice to the calls for West Hampstead resident, Nazanin Zaghari, to be released from prison in Iran.  

Article 50: Trigger or not?

We live in a representative democracy but few voters and I suspect a few MPs, do not grasp the full ramifications. Crudely MPs are not delegates, we are not simply sent to Parliament to vote the way our constituents want.

Mike Freer MP Hosts Ladies Tea in Parliament

On Thursday 3rd November, the Member of Parliament Mike Freer hosted the Finchley & Golders Green Conservatives Womens’ Constituency Committee in the Houses of Parliament.

View from Westminster

As well as handling correspondence and emails from constituents, I have carried out a number of interviews, committees and events throughout the week, as seen below:

Monday 14th November:

MP Puts Question to International Development Minister

Mike Freer, Member of Parliament for Finchley and Golders Green, spoke in the House of Commons this week as he questioned International Development Minister, James Wharton, on the issue of HIV/AIDS.

Mike asked the Minister:

Retail Sales Surge in Boost to UK Economy

According to new Office of National Statistics (ONS) figures, the UK retail sector grew by 1.9 per cent in the last month.

The figure is almost 1.5 per cent higher than the 0.5% growth forecast for this period, demonstrating the fastest growth rate in retail sales in 14 years.