Westminster News

World Book Day

Mid Derbyshire Member of Parliament, Pauline Latham OBE is supporting World Book Day’s national ‘Share a Story’ campaign, encouraging parents and carers to read with their children for ten minutes a day.

Making the #PlasticPledge

Pauline Latham is partnering with the international development charity, tearfund, to take part in Tearfund’s Plastic Pledge to reduce her every day single use plastic use.

Great British Spring Clean

Pauline Latham OBE MP is pleased to support the ‘Great British Spring Clean.’

The Great British Spring Clean is a successful nationwide campaign which promotes keeping our communities tidy and recycling. Last year 370,000 got involved to collect litter at 13,500 events across the UK.

STATEMENT ON THE WITHDRAWAL AGREEMENT

Why should the United Kingdom hand over £39bn of taxpayers’ money with nothing guaranteed in return?

And why should we continue to be bound by European laws in vital areas such as social, environmental and employment policies?

Remembering the Ukrainian Holodomor

It was a great honour to sponsor an exhibition on the Ukrainian Holdomor, in the Upper Waiting Hall in Parliament.

The Holodomor was a man-made famine in Soviet Ukraine in 1932 and 1933. It saw the murder of millions of Ukrainians, some estimates say as many as 10 million.

A ‘Taste of Derbyshire’ in Parliament

On Wednesday 10th October I hosted a ‘Taste of Derbyshire’ event in Parliament. I was supported by a number of my fellow Derbyshire MP’s including Lee Rowley, Nigel Mills, Ruth George and Toby Perkins.

Pauline Latham MP attends event to promote stem cell donations

Last week Pauline Latham attended an event in Parliament which was to raise awareness of stem cell donations, especially for those from Asian or other ethnic minority backgrounds, who can find it particularly difficult to find matches.