The Week in Westminster, 16 Feb

What does it mean?

Tracey Crouch MP voted For
Kelly Tolhurst MP voted For
Rehman Chishti MP did not vote.


Tracey in the News

Tracey’s Contributions

To Public Bills Committee

Do you think that the Bill and the Government’s White Paper on immigration have set out a coherent position—a position that allows them to work together beautifully?

On Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill (First sitting)

Things Tracey Said


Kelly in the News

Theresa May’s promise to ban restaurants deducting from staff tips delayed again

“we announced in October of last year that we would bring forward legislation in the next Session [on] tipping and we are committed to doing that, it’s this government who’s brought it forward.”

Kelly’s Contributions

To The Commons Chamber

In April, we will introduce inflation-beating increases to the national minimum wage rates, benefiting 350,000 young workers directly.

On Under-25s: Working Conditions and Pay

The Government remain determined to eliminate exploitation, and the landmark Modern Slavery Act 2015 increases specialist support for victims and places requirements on businesses to be transparent about their supply chains.

On Supermarket Supply Chains: Human Rights

working with data-led intelligence to ensure that we tackle product safety inequalities when they appear.

On Leaving the EU: Consumer Rights

Postmasters who run community branches that are the last shop in the village can receive packages combining fixed and variable remuneration to reflect their special circumstances.

On Rural Post Offices

we are looking at what more we can do to end the scourge of late payments affecting small businesses.

On Small Businesses

We are conducting a short and focused review of the provisions for parents of premature, sick and multiple babies, focusing primarily on barriers to the labour market. I have met colleagues, Bliss and The Smallest Things.

On Parental Leave: Children with Severe Illnesses

Let me be clear: pregnancy and maternity discrimination is unacceptable and illegal.

On Topical Questions

To The General Committee

I assure the Committee that the Government are not making any changes to employment rights or employment policy through these regulations. The Prime Minister, the Business Secretary and many other colleagues have been clear that there will be no roll-back on workers’ rights when we leave the EU.

On; Draft Employment Rights (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, Draft Employment Rights (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, Draft Employment Rights (Amendment) (EU Exit) (No. 2) Regulations 2018, Draft Employment Rights (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) (EU Exit) (No. 2) Regulations 2018

Things Kelly said


Rehman in the News

Rehman’s Contributions

Things Rehman said


What are your thoughts about Medway’s MPs and their performance in Parliament?
Is Kelly right on; Draft Employment Rights (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, Draft Employment Rights (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, Draft Employment Rights (Amendment) (EU Exit) (No. 2) Regulations 2018, Draft Employment Rights (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) (EU Exit) (No. 2) Regulations 2018?
Was Tracey right to vote for the Government’s Brexit strategy?
Does Rehman know no results were found for the search criteria entered? 
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