Speeches in Parliament

Agriculture Bill - Upholding Food Safety and Animal Welfare

This Government is committed to upholding our high environmental, food safety and animal welfare standards now that we have left the European Union. We will stand firm in trade negotiations to ensure any future trade deals live up to the values of farmers and consumers across the UK.

Westminster Hall Debate on Lea Castle Farm Quarry

This morning in Parliament I held a Westminster Hall debate on the Lea Castle Farm Quarry Application.  I attach a video of my speech and I am grateful for the Minister for Housing, Communities and Local Government for attending.

Westminster Hall Debate on Foreign Investment into the UK

As a Minister in the Department for International Trade I had the opportunity to speak in a Westminster Hall Debate this week on Foreign Investment into the UK.

The link for the full debate is posted below but the following are some of the points I raised during my speech.