Westminster News

MP WELCOMES PHARMACY FIRST MODEL

Lewes MP Maria Caulfield has welcomed the move to a Pharmacy First model for those in need of medical advice rather than going direct to a GP or A&E.

GETTING BREXIT DONE

Last night Parliament backed the Prime Minister’s Brexit Deal at its Third Reading, building on our overwhelming mandate to get Brexit done by 31 January and unleash Britain’s potential.

QUEEN'S SPEECH

Today’s Queen’s Speech will reaffirm that the NHS is our number one priority – which is why we’ll become the first ever Government to enshrine the increased NHS budget of an extra £33.9 billion per year into law.

The Queen’s Speech will set out our plans to:

LEWES MP BECOMES ASSISTANT WHIP

Maria Caulfield MP, the re-elected Member of Parliament for Lewes, has been promoted by the Prime Minister to become an Assistant Government Whip in the new Conservative Government.

RECORD LOW UNEMPLOYMENT

New figures show that unemployment is at its lowest level since 1975. The employment rate and the number of people in full-time work are at record highs – and wages have risen ahead of prices for 21 months in a row.

PRIME MINISTER'S STATEMENT

Following the General Election, the Prime Minister addressed the nation from Downing Street. Rt Hon Boris Johnson MP said:

ALL-TIME HIGH IN FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT

New figures have shown that the number of people in full-time work has hit an all time high, unemployment has fallen to the lowest level in 45 years - and wages have risen ahead of prices for the 20th consecutive month.

OFF TO THE POLLS

The Country will be heading to the polls on 12th December. I have only been Lewes' MP for four years and at the last election I stood on a platform that I would deliver the best Brexit possible for constituents.

VETERANS' AFFAIRS OFFICE WELCOMED BY MP

Lewes MP Maria Caulfield has welcomed the launch of the Office of Veterans’ Affairs. The newly launched Office for Veterans’ Affairs inside the Cabinet Office will be staffed by officials from the Cabinet Office and Ministry of Defence (and others as necessary).

MP PRESENTS NURSE STAFFING LEVELS BILL

Maria Caulfield MP has presented a Ten-Minute Rule Motion to legislate for safe staffing levels for nurses in England.

The Ten-Minute Rule Motion, a form of Private Members Bill, was given its First Reading unopposed in the House of Commons.