Westminster News

MP Welcomes the Chancellor’s Autumn Budget

Following the Chancellor’s Budget on Monday Henry had the chance to speak in the debate. As well as raising various national issues regarding the economy and Brexit he spoke about local issues too. Commenting Henry said: “I very much welcome what is in this Budget; it is certainly a balanced Budget that delivers for everyone. The increases in personal allowances and the living wage, the extra money for mental health and what the Chancellor said about enterprise are all very welcome indeed.”

Brexit update

Commenting on the current status of the Brexit negotiations Henry said: “My absolute key priority is to get Brexit over the line so we actually have an agreement that can get through Parliament. What in my mind would be a complete catastrophe is the Government losing the vote on Brexit and then running the risk of another General Election which could be won by Jeremy Corbyn. This could easily result in us loosing Brexit altogether.”

MP supports Prime Minister’s Chequers Brexit Declaration

Henry said that he broadly supported the Prime Minister’s recent declaration on Brexit, commenting on the matter Henry stated: “Whilst it is highly regrettable David Davis and Boris Johnson resigned, nevertheless, they are both men of honour and principle and felt they could not go along with a p

Henry intervenes in ME debate

Henry was able to intervene, on three occasions, in a Westminster Hall debate on Thursday 21st June regarding research into Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME). You can view the full debate via the following link: Westminster Hall ME.

Brexit Update

Henry was delighted that the government was successful last week in rejecting every one of the Amendments put forward by the House of Lords, with majorities ranging from 11-30.

MP intervenes in debate on coastal erosion

As the future of Norfolk’s coastline and coastal communities are of paramount importance to the whole county; Henry was very happy to intervene in a Westminster Hall debate on 12th June on coastal erosion.

MP signs Public Funeral letter to PM

Henry, alongside more than 110 Parliamentary colleagues signed a recent letter to the Prime Minister urging her to act on funeral poverty.

Brexit Update

Today the Government has published its ‘technical note on a temporary customs arrangement’ which you can view via the following link: Gov.uk