Brexit Votes - 13th March

On Wednesday, there were votes in which I did not take part. I didn’t vote as I was ‘paired’ with a Labour MP who had to leave to be with their family. This is in accordance with longstanding Parliamentary convention.

Mike visits St Barnabas Church

On Friday 8th March, Mike visited St Barnabas Church at their new home in North Finchley to see how they are settling in, and to catch up on how they are mitigating fears over congregant parking.

Mike holds busy supermarket surgery

This morning, Mike held one of his regular supermarket surgeries at Sainsbury's, North Finchley. There was a busy stream of people looking to engage with their Member of Parliament on a wide-variety of issues, both local and national.

Hizballah named a proscribed terror organisation

Yesterday, Parliament approved the Home Secretary’s plans to proscribe all non-proscribed elements of Hizballah as proscribed organisations under the Terrorism Act 2000.

Cold Weather and Winter Fuel Payments

Each winter, as the temperatures drop, the cost of heating the home rises. As it does each year, the Department for Work and Pensions is supporting vulnerable people to heat their homes. This support comes in two different payments, aimed at different people.

Finn’s Law passes the House of Commons

This morning, the Animal Welfare (Service Animals) Bill, often called Finn’s Law, passed through the House of Commons at Third Reading. It will now go to the House of Lords for consideration.