Statement on the Fire Safety Bill

2021-02-25T19:23:14+00:00

Yesterday there was a debate in the House of Commons on the Fire Safety Bill. I and a fellow MP, Stephen McPartland had tabled a number of amendments to the Bill which sought to ensure that no leaseholder would be held liable for fire safety remediation work. Although unfortunately there was not the opportunity to [...]

Statement on the Fire Safety Bill2021-02-25T19:23:14+00:00

Announcement on the Awarding of Grades

2021-02-25T13:08:00+00:00

The Education Secretary confirmed yesterday that for upcoming GCSE and A-Level results, teachers will decide the right grades for their students. This decision means that schools will be allowed to independently determine grades, using a combination of mock exams, coursework and essays to best suit the needs of students. Results will be published two weeks [...]

Announcement on the Awarding of Grades2021-02-25T13:08:00+00:00

Prime Minister Publishes Roadmap for Lockdown Relaxation

2021-02-22T19:28:59+00:00

Earlier the Prime Minister set out his roadmap for relaxing the lockdown restrictions. He set out his plan to relax restrictions carefully and gradually whilst it continues to be safe to do so. He established the earliest dates from when, all being well, it will be possible to relax restrictions. The first two steps will [...]

Prime Minister Publishes Roadmap for Lockdown Relaxation2021-02-22T19:28:59+00:00

Times Red Box: Cladding crisis is a living nightmare for thousands of people

2021-02-04T10:56:01+00:00

This week I had an article published in The Times on the cladding crisis and how the government now has an opportunity to fix it. Many residents in Southampton have been caught up in this crisis through no fault of their own. You can see the full article which I wrote in support of leaseholders [...]

Times Red Box: Cladding crisis is a living nightmare for thousands of people2021-02-04T10:56:01+00:00
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