The Trade Bill returned to the House of Commons yesterday and Dr Neil Hudson MP for Penrith and The Border voted for important amendments on animal welfare and food standards and parliamentary scrutiny.
Dr Neil Hudson MP for Penrith and The Border has welcomed the measures announced by the Chancellor on Wednesday 8th July as part of his Summer Economic Update, offering a much-needed boost for tourism and hospitality businesses in Penrith and The Border.
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In Prime Minister’s Questions today, Prime Minister Boris Johnson stated that he would ‘have a proper conversation’ regarding Newton Rigg College directly with Dr Neil Hudson MP and the Secretary of State for Education.
As part of the first virtual ‘The Time Is Now’ mass lobby, constituents from all around Penrith and The Border came together with Dr Neil Hudson MP, to discuss climate issues in the constituency, the UK and globally.
I am pleased that Cumbria County Council have come together with stakeholders and agreed a practical and safe solution for re-opening some of the Penrith roads especially with regard to emergency access.