Westminster News

Meningitis B awareness campaign announced

The Government has announced a new public awareness campaign to help parents spot the signs of meningitis and septicaemia, which will be launched later this year.

VIDEO Meningitis B vaccine: My speech

I paid tribute to Neil and Jenny Burdett, whose two-year-old daughter Faye died of Meningitis B, when I spoke in Parliament about the vaccination programme.

VIDEO Syria: What's the endgame?

Experience tells us that Experience tells us that unless you get civil institutions and public services up and running quickly after a conflict ends, you can end up with a failed state.

A budget for the next generation

There’s much to welcome in this budget, not least a tax cut that will mean 1,854 people in Mid Kent are taken out of income tax altogether. A typical basic-rate tax-payer now pays £1,000 a year less than when the Conservatives came to office in 2010.

WATCH Southeastern trains debate

VIDEO: I spoke in a House of Commons debate about Southeastern, and called on the Government, Network Rail and Southeastern to take action.