All in Democracy
David has written to the Foreign Secretary demanding a credible response to the crisis Syria after Turkey’s invasion.
Last week David hosted another Pub Politics event at the Old Spot Inn in Dursley
Farming is the backbone of our rural economy, our food supply and our rural environment.
But farmers are among the many groups let down by this Government this week. Key pieces of legislation such as the Agriculture Bill, as well as bills determining the future of fisheries and trade, have now been left hanging in the balance, after the Government prorogued parliament
The Prime Minister’s late stumbling run for the finish line is a hasty attempt to hide the impact of a no deal Brexit. Parliament has a sovereign duty to protect the country from such a disastrous end.
I will support the motion to enable Parliament to have its say and properly represent the electorate at this critical time
In 2018 there were 101 pubs in Stroud, but this is one fewer than 2017 and will continue to fall if we don’t protect pubs.
Climate crisis, environmental degradation, air pollution, reducing plastics, supporting communities - working for people and planet is at the heart of everything we do
As the Conservatives pick a new Prime Minister, David outlines the immense challenges facing the country as the UK braces itself for the tenth year of a Conservative led government.
David’s caseworkers are the road to offer regular mobile surgeries in order to provide support directly to all of Stroud’s constituents in their own towns and villages right across the constituency.
Since the onset of the latest crisis in Sudan much of the world has stepped back. David has called a debate to call upon the government as part of the troika (along with the United States and Norway) to step up to its responsibilities to the people of Sudan.
More than 1,000 Sure Start centres have closed since 2010. The recent IFS report has shown that closing Sure Start centres is a false economy and early intervention saves money. The closure has also disproportionately affected rural areas, like Stroud
“It’s now two years since I was re-elected to be your representative in Westminster. Over those two years I’ve met with thousands of you to hear about your achievements, concerns and hopes for the future and I’d like to thank you all for your support.”
Across Europe, we are seeing the rise of populist right-wing politics. The only way to stop this lurch to the right is to support Labour and build a solid Socialist grouping in the European Parliament. It is vital we support Labour and stand together. Clare Moody is an excellent MEP, working to ensure our values are heard in Europe.
More than 1,500 Stroud people have backed calls to protect birds nesting in hedgerows. Allowing wildlife to flourish and protecting biodiversity is vital, says David Drew MP.
Today Labour will call on parliament to declare a climate emergency and properly develop a new green economy
Social care is in crisis, but we can and must fund proper personal care for older people, which helps people to stay independent for longer in their own homes
The deadline for registering to vote in the European parliamentary elections is May 7. Make sure your vote counts!
We’re out and about! See here for the latest dates for David’s Cafe Politics and Pub Politics, as well as how to meet David’s caseworkers
Thank you Rednock School for hosting a thought-provoking Question Time event on Friday. There’s a short report here. Do let me know if you’d like me to visit your school!