Speeches

Neil Parish welcomes Government's decision on badger cull

Neil Parish welcomes the Government’s decision to go ahead with the badger cull and he cites the experience in Ireland where the Republic conducted a cull and the number of cases of bovine TB fell, yet in Northern Ireland the number of cases doubled over the same period.| Parliament TV

Neil Parish welcomes Budget announcements

Neil Parish welcomes Budget announcements on raising the tax threshold, help for small businesses, Equitable Life, fuel duty and first-time buyers in particular.| Parliament TV

Responsible dog ownership debate

Neil Parish welcomes the introduction of universal microchipping of dogs and calls for better enforcement of the laws to tackle the problem of dangerous dogs. He particularly highlights the need to focus on people who are breeding and training dangerous dogs.| Parliament TV

MP opens debate on fairer funding for rural councils

Neil Parish opens a Parliamentary debate calling on the Government to correct the historical imbalance between urban and rural councils and give rural local authorities their fair share of central Government funding.| Parliament TV