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Harsher sentences for Animal Cruelty

Ahead of his Commons debate today on animal cruelty, Neil argues that current sentencing guidelines are neither a strict enough punishment nor a suitable deterrent for animal abusers.

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Famine in Somalia

Neil questioned the Secretary of State for International Development on how Britain can help avert famine in Somalia.

Neil: What steps her Department is taking to tackle famine and food insecurity in Somalia.

Green Resource Engineering

Neil visited Green Resource Engineering, a Devon-based businesses, which designs, develops and manufactures heating and cooling systems. The company helps supply heating and cooling systems for whole range of industries, including power plants and digital printing. 

Equitable Life Policyholders

Neil spoke in the debate on Equitable Life policy holders to call for fairness for those involved in the scheme. He said:

Expansion of Grammar School Places

Neil asked what steps the Government is taking to help grammar schools expand. Colyton Grammar School in his constituency is one of the best performing schools in the country - state or private - and wants to take on more pupils.

Increasing sentences for animal cruelty

Neil spoke at a Parliamentary event, organised by the Conservative Women's Organisation, on increasing maximum sentences for those found guilt of animal cruelty offences.

Backing English Wine in our Embassies

Neil has supported a Bill by colleague, Nusrat Ghani MP, to require British embassies and high commissions to purchase English wines and sparkling wines and serve them at overseas functions and events.