Speeches in Parliament

Speech on School Funding

Some years before I came to this place, I chaired something called the Grant Maintained Schools Advisory Committee. For many years, we fought for a national funding formula.

All food packaging should be recyclable by 2025

On Thursday 26th October, Pauline Latham OBE MP asked the Environment Minister, Dr Thérèse Coffey MP, if the Government were planning to set a date for all food packaging to be recyclable.  

Clarification regarding speech on 'Unaccompanied children in Greece and Italy'

Yesterday, during a speech in the chamber about refugees from Syria in Greece and Italy, I defended our Government – which has spent over £2.3 billion in the region to help the refugees fleeing from Syria.  The Government made that decision because they believe that those refugees are safer and h

Pauline speaks out on Kedleston development in Parliament

Pauline Latham OBE MP has raised the issue of a controversial new housing development which has been given the go ahead near Kedleston Hall. The development will see 400 news homes built on land behind the hall and will have a significant impact on local residents.