Speeches in Parliament

Neil Parish MP: Heating Oil

Neil Parish MP, speaking in a backbench debate on rural communities, warned that there is not enough competition between oil companies to deliver affordable heating oil for off-grid energy customers in rural areas.

Neil Parish MP raises constituent's cases in Christmas Debate in Parliament

Neil Parish MP speaking in the Christmas adjournment debate raised the case of a constituent who was sexually abused on an Army base in Cyprus during the 1980s. Neil Parish also raised his constituent’s concerns in Feniton regarding flooding and over-development and pressed the government to start improvements to the A303 road as soon as possible.

Neil Parish MP speaks in debate on the Common Fisheries Policy

Neil Parish, MP for Tiverton and Honiton and member of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Select Committee spoke during a backbench business debate in the House of Commons on the fishing industry on Thursday 12th December.

Neil Parish MP Speaks in Westminster Hall debate on the ‘Fly-Grazing’ of Horses

Neil Parish, MP of Parliament for Tiverton and Honiton, spoke recently in a Westminster Hall debate on the ‘fly grazing’ of horses. Fly grazing is the practice of placing horses on land without permission, often in inappropriate places such as verges, playing fields or farmland. Estimates are that 3,000 horses are being fly-grazed in Wales, and 2,500 in England.  This is causing horses to suffer and die, as well as risks to public safety and problems for land owners, including local authorities, the police and entire communities.    

Neil Parish MP speaks in debate on the Water Bill

Neil Parish, MP for Tiverton and Honiton, has spoken during the second reading of the Water Bill in the House of Commons, which aims to promote growth for the long term, improve the resilience of our water supplies and the environment and increase choice for customers.