Over the last few days when I’ve received many emails on Brexit with a good portion of these calling for the revocation of Article 50, and I know that many people in Stroud have signed the petition calling for parliament to debate this.
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
Vulnerable people in Stroud with disabilities and health conditions are waiting up to eight months for a decision on their benefits. This is unacceptable and I’ve written to the judiciary asking for an explanation and action to address the this delay, which is causing real hardship.
David questions the Government’s poor preparation in how to protect our valuable organic industry.
“I was proud that I was able to call Trevor a friend. He’s done so much for our area. His generosity was legion”
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!
This government is rushing through reams of legislation as it attempts to replace 43 years of legislative framework in just a few short months. The lack of rigour and disregard for proper process is frightening. This is a ludicrous situation for country to find itself, with only nine parliamentary days until we are due to leave the EU
On average, disabled people face extra costs of £583 a month and families with disabled children face £581 each month. This ‘disability price tag’ must end
This Brexit deal is deeply flawed. It will not protect jobs, workplace rights or living standards or maintain environmental standards.
Ofsted will be consulting on their draft Education Inspection Framework until April 5. I was pleased to support Young Minds campaign to improve school approaches to mental health and wellbeing by making sure that Ofsted also recognises for the work that they do to promote and support student's mental health.
I was sadly unable to attend yesterday’s parliamentary debate on climate change, yet this must remain the priority on this, and every, government’s agenda.
The closure of Honda’s plant in Swindon will have a devastating impact on our regional economy. The Government is failing to protect manufacturing.
David Drew MP has joined hundreds of thousands of people up and down the country proudly wearing green hearts to show they want to protect the people, places and lives they love from climate change.