Westminster News

Meningitis Vaccine: Prime Minister responds

Following the tragic death of two-year-old Faye Burdett from Maidstone from Meningitis, I've asked the Prime Minister about vaccinating more young children against this terrible disease. 

Calais: Urgent questions

As the French Government begin to clear the Jungle camp at Calais, I asked the Immigration minister James Brokenshire what Britain is doing to help refugees.

Dementia care is broken: I'm campaigning to fix it

I joined over 160 other MPs at the launch of Alzheimer’s Society’s new campaign Fix Dementia Care which calls for improvements in hospital care for people living with dementia.

Southeastern: Off the rails?

Over 15,000 people have signed a petition demanding the removal of the franchise from Southeastern.

Welfare: My speech to Parliament

I spoke to the House of Commons about the Welfare Reform Bill is part of a package of measures that this Givernment is introducing to create the kind of economy and society that people want. I am not talking about a society in which people spend years on benefits and low pay but one in which work pays, people keep more of what they earn and everyone has a chance to be better off.

Refugee crisis: My speech to Parliament

I spoke to Parliament in a debate about the Humanitarian Crisis in the Mediterranean and Europe. I'm glad that Britain is meeting its moral obligations by taking 20,000 extra refugees from the UN camps and giving over £1 billion. We should focus our aid efforts on helping refugees develop the skills needed to rebuild Syria when the conflict finally ends. Click to read the full text of my speech

Maiden Speech

Helen delivers her Maiden Speech to Parliament.