Westminster News

South Derbyshire MP Given New Role at Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Heather Wheeler, MP for South Derbyshire, has been appointed by the new Prime Minister, the Rt. Hon. Boris Johnson MP, as Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Her responsibilities will include South Asia and the Pacific Region.

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.