Campaigns

MP calls for urgent Government action on outdated lottery fundraising cap

Henry recently attended a Parliamentary drop in event hosted by the People’s Postcode Lottery (PPL). The PPL is a charity organisation which has raised millions of pounds for good causes across the country. Since 2005 players of the PPL have raised over £416 Million for charities across Britain.

Victory for Local Democracy

Henry has expressed his delight that the Planning Committee rejected Camland’s proposal to build 600 homes at Knights Hill in a unanimous vote.

A47 Alliance comes to Lynn

Monday 18th February
The A47 Alliance held their latest meeting in King’s Lynn on Friday 15th February. There was an outstanding attendance with the meeting being chaired by Norfolk County Councillor Martin Wilby. Attendees included the MPs George Freeman and Henry Bellingham; the Mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, James Palmer; the Leader of King’s Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council, Cllr Brian Long; numerous other councillors from different councils; representatives of private businesses and Highways England.

MP continues the battle for eight car trains

Wednesday 6th February
On Friday 1st February the two local MPs, Henry Bellingham and Elizabeth Truss, alongside local Borough Councillor Brian Long met with GTR and Network Rail to push for eight car trains on the King’s Lynn to King’s Cross route.

MP carries on battle for Northern Ireland Veterans

Friday 1st February
Following on from a recent meeting of the All Party Support Group for Veterans Henry was able to ask Karen Bradley MP, the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, during Northern Ireland questions on Wednesday 30th January, what the Government is doing to address the plight of Northern Ireland veterans.

MPs welcome progress on eight carriage train

Wednesday 16th January
Henry Bellingham MP for North West Norfolk and Elizabeth Truss MP for South West Norfolk have welcomed the news that the Secretary of State for Transport, Chris Grayling MP, has said good progress is being made in introducing eight carriage trains between King’s Lynn and London.

MP calls on Government to support the Rohingya

On Wednesday 21st November during International Development questions Henry asked the Secretary of State for International Development, Penny Mordaunt MP, what pressures the Government are putting on other countries to meet their commitments with regards to the Rohingya people.