Westminster News

NHS Breast Screening Update

Further to my piece on this distressing issue in May 2018, the Health Secretary has issued a Written Ministerial Statement updating the House of Commons on investigations that have taken place by officials at the Department of Health since this issue first broke.

Ban on Ivory Sales Welcomed by Heather Wheeler MP

Today, Environment Secretary, the Rt. Hon Michael Gove MP, confirmed that the UK will introduce a ban on ivory sales.

The proposed ban will be the toughest in Europe and amongst the toughest in the world – helping to protect elephants for future generations. 

Protecting Workplace Pensions in South Derbyshire

Heather Wheeler, MP for South Derbyshire, has welcomed government plans to crack down on bosses who recklessly put workers’ pension pay-outs in jeopardy. The new measures would give workers the assurances they needed that their future retirement savings are safe if a company fails.

Heather Wheeler MP Welcomes Dairy Declaration

South Derbyshire’s MP Heather Wheeler, who has had a long standing interest in looking after Dairy farmers and milk suppliers from South Derbyshire has welcomed news that leading UK dairy organisations have endorsed the principles of the Dairy Declaration of Rotterdam, which promotes the sustaina