Westminster News

Rural Broadband Debate

Neil Parish highlights the benefits to business of better broadband provision and calls for Devon to be included in the next phase of the broadband pilot scheme.

Forestry (England) Debate

Responding to the Secretary of State's statement on the decision not to proceed with the forestry privatisation, Neil Parish welcomes the move and calls on the Government to look at how the Forestry Commission can help the smaller forests and how we can get greater public access and biodiversity in them.

Chancellor's statement on Banking

Neil Parish welcomes the Chancellor's statement on the banking industry but calls on him to ensure that the banks are lending to small businesses at the proper rates.

EU Budget: Court of Auditors 2009 Report

As the Court of Auditors again fails to approve the EU budget, Neil Parish suggests that one way to ensure the EU takes the management of its funds seriously would be to withold our contributions until the EU balances its books.

Petition: Feed-in Tariffs

Neil Parish presents a petition from a constituent to amend legislation to permit photovoltaic solar collection systems to be installed by any householder who believes himself competent.