Expansion of Heathrow Airport

East Devon MP, Sir Hugo Swire, has once again called on the Government to re-look at Air Passenger Duty for domestic flights in light of the Government's decision to proceed with a third runway at London Heathrow Airport.

A View From Westminster: Social Care

Dignified care in old age should be a right for all of us. With an ageing population, this is one of the biggest challenges our country faces. We have to make sure this country works for everyone and that the most vulnerable in society gain the support they need.

A View From Westminster: Customs Union

All the talk here at Westminster, is about the customs union. For those that are not following the Brexit debate closely, the customs union is a trade agreement of two parts. First, the parties agree, that they will not charge tariffs or import duties on each other’s goods.

A View From Westminster: Class War

I freely admit I come from a privileged background; I had a good education and a supportive family. I was brought up understanding the values of working hard at school and aspiring to a good career of my own. I am not by any stretch of the imagination “working class”.

Update on Commonwealth Citizens Rights

Below is an update from the Home Secretary on what the Government is doing to help former Commonwealth citizens evidence their rights in the UK.

Westminster Roundup

Here at Westminster foreign affairs seem to have been dominating the agenda. The big story Russia.