Prime Minister announces New Deal for Britain

The Prime Minister has today announced a New Deal for Britain. This sets out an ambitious economic strategy that will focus on rebuilding Britain right across the UK, putting jobs, skills and infrastructure investment at the heart of our economic recovery.

Mayor of London announces cuts to police and transport

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has today outlined potential cuts of almost £110m in policing and £290 million in transport. Barnet is already short-changed by the way the Mayor allocates police budgets in London, and this will only make things worse.

Oppositon Day Motion on testing of NHS staff

I have had some emails and seen lots of misinformation regarding the vote in parliament on the Opposition Day Motion on NHS Staff Coronavirus testing, and I wanted to set the record straight.

Further changes to lockdown measures announced

As I am sure you will no doubt be aware, the Prime Minister made a statement to the House of Commons yesterday, explaining the next steps with regard to the restrictions that have been in place, and the reopening of some sectors of the economy.

George Floyd and BLM

The recent news of the death of George Floyd while being restrained by police in the United States has been extremely disturbing and upsetting.

Discretionary Business Support Grant launched

Businesses can now apply for the Discretionary Business Support Grant if they are not eligible for other grants such as the Business Support Grant or the Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Grant.