Tracey in the News
That leave be given to bring in a Bill to legalise the possession and consumption of cannabis; to provide for the regulation of the production, distribution and sale of cannabis; and for connected purposes.Norman Lamb (LD)
Things Tracey Said
Kelly in the News
To the Commons Chamber
For centuries, post offices have been the centre of social life in our communities, towns and villages. That is especially true in rural areas, which is why our 2017 manifesto committed to safeguarding the post office network and supporting rural services.
To the Delegated Legislation Committee
The regulations will be made under powers in the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018. They amend part 28 of the Companies Act 2006, so that the United Kingdom’s corporate takeovers regime can operate independently in the event that the UK exits from the EU without a withdrawal agreement.
Since the UK’s 2016 referendum decision to leave the EU, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has undertaken a significant amount of work on the withdrawal negotiations, preparing for a range of potential outcomes. We have been working, and must continue to work, to prepare for a no deal scenario.
The draft regulations were laid before the House on 29 October. The Government are confident that an agreement on the EU exit will be achieved, but we must be prepared for all outcomes. If the UK left the EU without an agreement in place, the instrument would provide legal clarity and consistency for the regulator and postal operators.
Things Kelly said
Rehman in the News
To the Commons Chamber
To the Westminster Hall
This debate about cat welfare is linked to a private Member’s Bill that I presented to the House in July 2018, after speaking to a fantastic local charity in my constituency, Animals Lost and Found in Kent. To be frank, I was not aware of its great work until we were looking at the national volunteers charity day and my wonderful staff member Finlay, who is sitting in the Gallery behind me, said, “This is a list of charities in the constituency. Which one would you like to go and visit?” So I said, “Animals Lost and Found in Grange Road, Gillingham. Let’s go and see the great work they do.”
Meeting Natasha and Dee was inspirational. They are two individuals who do not have a lot of money, but they do have an amazing heart in wanting to do the right thing and ensuring that animals that have been abandoned, lost or injured get the support they need. I went to the back of their house and I saw a number of cats who had been either neglected, injured or abandoned. I said to Natasha and Dee, “What can I do to help you?” They said that the legislation needed to be looked at.
Things Rehman said
What are your thoughts about Medway’s MPs and their performance in Parliament?
Is Kelly right to prepare for a ‘no deal scenario’?
Was Tracey right to vote no on the legalisation of cannabis?
Does Rehman have what it takes to get Cat welfare legislation through Parliament?
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