Westminster News

Statement on House of Commons Votes 24/06/2020

Following the opposition motion and vote last night, there is now a wider social media campaign suggesting Conservative MPs are uncaring as they directly voted against both pay rises for health and care staff and are against regular testing for NHS staff in an opposition day debate and via their

Motor Neurone Disease Awareness Day

The Member of Parliament for Mid Sussex, Mims Davies, supported Global Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Awareness Day on Sunday 21st June.

Free School Meals Update

Please see below an update from the Secretary of State for Education, Rt Hon Gavin Williamson MP regarding the extension of Free School Meals over the Summer Holidays:

Agriculture Bill and Amendments

Many constituents have contacted me about food standards, agriculture and future trade. As the MP for Mid-Sussex, where farming is such an important part of local life, I am pleased to see several constituents contact me about this subject.

Test and Trace

Many constituents have written to me about contact tracking and tracing measures for coronavirus. It is vital with the start of the NHS’s Test and Trace system, for all of us to continue to fight this virus together and prepare for measures to be eased when it is safe to do so.

Remote Voting and Virtual Parliament

I have had several constituents email me about remote voting in the House of Commons and I wanted to provide you with the latest update I have from the Government, as well as my own position on the matter.

Racism and BLM Protests

Many constituents have emailed me their thoughts following the recent Black Lives Matter protests both in America and over here in last few days, as well as the recent, upsetting and haunting deaths of both George Floyd and Belly Mujinga.

IPSA and COVID-19

There is a contingency budget for office staff equipment and associated because not all of our staff team work from home and have their own appropriate IT equipment. It is there if and only if is needed and it has to be accounted for, quite rightly.