The Week in Westminster, 9 March


Tracey in the News

International Women’s Day: Seven inspirational Kent women leading by example

Tracey’s Contributions

To the public bill committee

I wanted to raise that particularly sensitive issue of sexual or gender orientation of people in detention on behalf of my constituent and to offer sympathetic support to the idea of making sure there is a time limit on detention, for the mental health and wellbeing of those detained.

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

Things Tracey Said


Kelly in the News

Rochester and Strood MP Kelly Tolhurst announces crackdown on use of gagging orders

Kelly’s Contributions

To general committees

These three statutory instruments contain five measures to clarify and extend workers’ rights, taking forward the Good Work plan—the biggest boost to workers’ rights in over 20 years. They demonstrate this Government’s firm commitment to upholding and improving workers’ rights as we leave the European Union.

On Draft Employment Rights (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2019
On Draft Agency Workers (Amendment) Regulations 2019
On Draft Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses (Amendment) Regulations 2019

Things Kelly said


Rehman in the News

Rehman’s Contributions

To the commons chamber

Medway Council’s £170 million housing infrastructure bid will have a significant impact on the unlocking of regeneration in the Thames estuary, providing the extra much-needed homes, jobs and transport connectivity. Will the Minister clarify when such excellent bids will be considered and announced? By way of declaration, I am a member of Medway Council.

On Infrastructure Funding: Medway and Kent

Things Rehman said


What are your thoughts about Medway’s MPs and their performance in Parliament?
Is Kelly right that the Good Work plan is the biggest boost to workers’ rights in over 20 years?
Was Tracey right that Matt Hancock was delighted?
Does Rehman have any clarification yet on when the Minister will consider the bids? 
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