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David Drew MP has backed a call by the Dogs Trust for the government to take urgent action to end the cruel practice of puppy smuggling. Using virtual reality, David also experienced the terrible conditions in which puppies are transported across Central and Eastern Europe to be sold to unsuspecting buyers in the UK.
Dear Amber, …“we have witnessed our constituents being pushed into poverty. People in receipt of Universal Credit report going hungry, being left unable to afford clothes, toiletries or heating, and struggling to pay rent. They have been forced into debt and rent arrears, and surviving on foodbank vouchers.”
David Drew MP was among more than 20 parliamentarians who took part in a photocall with the Martin Fisher Foundation’s ‘Stiggy the StigmaSaur’.
Labour does not accept that the choice is between ‘the government's deal’ or 'no deal'. We will work across Parliament to prevent a 'no deal' outcome. As always, the priority must be to support jobs and our economy and guarantee rights, standards and protections across the board.
Have a go at David’s Vote 100 quiz, celebrating UK Parliament Week.
Many people have written to me concerned about Saudi Arabia and the crisis in Yemen. We must stop the immoral sale of arms to Saudi Arabia. Read my full letter here
Dear Mr Hancock,
I am writing to you in support of Breast Cancer Now’s new #55000Reasons campaign calling for investment in breast cancer in the NHS Long Term Plan. You can read the full briefing here.
Nearly 11,500 women and 80 men in the UK still lose their lives to breast cancer each year, and outcomes vary tremendously between CCGs across the country. We continue to lag behind other European countries such as Sweden, Portugal, Malta, Germany and France on breast cancer survival. Read my letter here…
Dursley GP practice The Walnut Tree with Dr Simon Opher is leading the way in tackling our mental health crisis and the increasing public health issue of loneliness
David Drew MP answered questions to a near capacity audience of youngsters from Stroud High and Marling School sixth forms.
The future of food, farming and our landscape will be determined by the Government’s Agriculture Bill. So why is it so short on detail? And barely even mention food?
BBC Sunday Politics, September 30, 2018 David spoke about the impact Brexit will have on agriculture
David supports 1,000 headteachers, including Stroud’s Thomas Keble headteacher Julia Maunder, who are marching on Downing Street to demand that Government properly fund their schools
I have had many emails about Brexit and calls for a second referendum and, of course, this has been part of the debate at Labour’s conference this week. My views on a second referendum are based on the realities of our current situation and parliamentary process..
“It’s a scandal that children are missing school days because of period poverty, and that people are going without these basic necessities. “
David is one of 132 MPs who have written to Theresa May calling for a commitment to zero carbon emissions by 2050