Westminster News

Southwark Recycling Plant

On 30th November, a group of MPs and peers visited Veolia’s integrated recycling facility, off the Old Kent Road in Southwark, London. The visit was organised by the All-Party Parliamentary Sustainable Resource Group (APSRG).

Dogs Trust Anniversary Reception

Neil sponsored the Dogs Trust 125 year anniversary reception in Parliament and praised their proud record of championing animal welfare issues.

Pressing for CCTV in Slaughterhouses

Neil intervened on the Animal Welfare Minister, George Eustice, in a Parliamentary debate to call for compulsory cameras for the slaughter of horses. This measure would help to improve animal welfare and uncover examples of abuse.

Air Quality Speech

Neil delivered the keynote address at Policy-UK Forum's event on Improving Air Quality in Our Towns and Cities.

Road Safety Campagin

Neil backed the charity, Brake's, road safety campaign, in Parliament. The campaign - Brake Pledge - aims for safer and cleaner streets.

Neil said:

South West Growth Charter

Neil called for increased rail capacity and better broadband in a Parliamentary debate on boosting jobs and growth in the South West.

Dairy UK Parliamentary Breakfast

Neil chaired a Dairy UK breakfast - attended by other MPs and key dairy stakeholders - on boosting dairy exports and the future of the dairy industry post-Brexit.

Backing British Farming

It was a sunny day in Westminster for Neil to sign the NFU's Back British Farming board.

Many rural members also wore an ear of wheat in their lapels in Prime Minister's Questions as a reminder of the importance of agriculture and food production to the British economy.