Westminster News

MP welcomes additional investment in schools

Mike Freer MP has welcomed the announcement by the Secretary of State for Education, Justine Greening, of an additional £1.3 billion investment in schools to support the transition to a national funding formula from April next year.

EU Nationals Given Post-Brexit Certainty

The Prime Minister, Theresa May, has announced that the Government will safeguard the position of EU citizens living in the UK after Brexit.

In a statement to the House of Commons on Monday, Mrs May outlined a proposal that recognised the contribution EU citizens have made to the UK.

View from Westminster

In addition to handling correspondence and emails from my constituents, I have carried out a number of meetings, committees and events throughout the week, as seen below:

Tuesday 18th February:

View from Westminster

In addition to handling correspondence and emails from my constituents, I have carried out a number of meetings, committees and events throughout the week, as seen below:

Monday 27th March:

UK Wage Growth Outpaces Inflation

National figures announced by the Office for National Statistics last week show that in the three months to December, wages grew 2.6% on the year.

My Position on EU Nationals

I have been in regular contact with Ministers and the Home Secretary about ensuring EU citizens have security post Brexit. I understand that only 2 EU countries remain unwilling to reach agreement now, despite the Government’s best efforts.

Article 50: Democracy is Precious

I have received a large volume of emails about the decision to trigger Article 50 which formally starts the process of leaving the EU. I campaigned for Remain in the referendum. I delivered leaflets, spoke to as many residents as I could and ran street stalls for the Remain campaign.

Trump's Immigration Policy

Trump's immigration policies are a stain on the USA and on its proud history. As a New Yorker, he ought to know the words on the Statue of Liberty: