Westminster News

Dissolution of Parliament

From 00:01 on Wednesday 3rd April 2017, Parliament will be dissolved ahead of the forthcoming general election on June 8th. Between this period, there will not be any MPs and Parliament does not actually exist.

Pauline Latham presses Government to act over Ban on Ivory Trade

Mid Derbyshire MP Pauline Latham has again called on the Government to step up its efforts towards a ban on ivory sales in the UK.

In the parliamentary session for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs questions on Friday, April 21, Pauline pressed junior minister Thérèse Coffey MP.

Film the House Competition

There is a great opportunity for constituents to enter a prestigious Parliamentary-situated film and script-writing competition for student and independent filmmakers based in the UK.

Terrorism at Westminster - A Response

The British flag rightly flies at half-mast today in Parliament to commemorate the injured and the dead – as well as their poor friends and family – after yesterday’s senseless, depraved violence.

Holocaust Memorial Designs - Submit Your Feedback

Ten great designs vying to be selected for the National Holocaust Memorial. If you can't make it to Parliament to see them in person then you can submit your feedback (which will contribute to deciding the eventual winner) here. 

Kings Cross Regeneration

Today I visisted a major regeneration, and got to see how Kings Cross have done it. I think there are lessons to be learnt here by others about how to have mixed use regeneration with a great overall design.

Mid Derbyshire MP gives speech in support of Homelessness Bill

Today Pauline Latham OBE, MP for Mid Derbyshire, gave a speech in the House of Commons expressing her support for the Homelessness Reduction Bill which was being debated: a new piece of legislation which aims to reduce the number of people who are homeless and give greater support to those who ar