Westminster News

WESTMINSTER UPDATE

Today, the latest round of negotiations with the EU will begin and, as the Prime Minister made clear yesterday, we will not compromise on what it means to be an independent and sovereign nation just to secure an agreement.

COVID TESTING'S £500 MILLION TRIAL

Today, the Health Secretary has announced £500 million to trial new technologies that can speed up coronavirus testing and assist with repeat testing, helping us to continue controlling the virus and getting life back to normal.

COVID PANDEMIC UPDATE FROM WESTMINSTER

Today, the Prime Minister has hailed the work of the public sector during the coronavirus outbreak – calling for new recruits to step up and to take advantage of the great opportunities that public service provides.  

PAY BOOST FOR PUBLIC SECTOR WORKERS

Today the Chancellor has announced that almost 900,000 public sector workers including doctors, teachers and police officers will see above-inflation pay rises for the third year in the row – reflecting their dedication, hard work and contribution to our country.

OUR PLAN FOR JOBS

Today, the Chancellor will set out our Plan for Jobs, focusing in particular on support for young people, as we continue our economic recovery from coronavirus.

WEALDEN MP WELCOMES LANDMARK DOMESTIC ABUSE BILL

Nus Ghani, MP for Wealden, is proud to support to the Domestic Abuse Bill, which has passed its remaining stages in the House of Commons. The Bill will see victims of this heinous crime better protected and ensure perpetrators are punished and feel the full force of the law.
 

NEW DEAL FOR BRITAIN

The Prime Minister this morning set out our ‘New Deal’, an ambitious economic strategy to rebuild Britain across the UK, putting jobs, skills and infrastructure investment at the heart of our economic recovery post-coronavirus, and delivering on our manifesto pledges to level up the entire countr

PM's UPDATE ON COVID AND LOCKDOWN

The Prime Minister has set out further changes to lockdown measures in England to enable people to see more of their friends and family, help businesses get back on their feet and get people back in their jobs.

WEALDEN BENEFITS FROM UNPRECEDENTED MEASURES

Wealden has received unprecedented economic support to protect jobs and businesses during the Coronavirus outbreak. 12,100 jobs have been protected through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, with Government grants covering 80 per cent of people’s wages, up to £2,500 a month. 

EASING THE LOCKDOWN FURTHER

The Prime Minister has announced that from this weekend, single adult households will be able to mix with one other household in ‘support bubbles’, helping those who are suffering from loneliness during this difficult time.