Westminster News

Jonathan submits parliamentary question about Brexit to the Treasury

Treasury has provided the following answer to Jonathan's parliamentary question (185033):

Question:
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent steps he has taken to ensure the preparedness of HMRC for the UK leaving the EU. (185033)

Tabled on: 29 October 2018

Jonathan raises topic of UK tariff rates in the event of a 'no-deal'

Import Duties: Written question - 181234

Question asked by Mr. Jonathan Lord

Asked on: 18 October 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what the timetable is for the publication of the tariff schedule for the possibility of a no-deal scenario.

Jonathan supports cyber skills

PROMOTING careers in cyber security

Jonathan supports career opportunities as part of Cyber Security Awareness Month.

Jonathan Lord attended an event on 16th October at the Houses of Parliament to raise awareness of careers in cyber security. 

Jonathan raises topic of rail links to Heathrow

Jonathan has tabled the following question as part of his work in monitoring the development of essential and functioning transport links in the local area.

Question:

Whether he plans to approve a southern rail link to Heathrow Airport.

Tabled on: 14 September 2018

Landmark Agriculture Bill to deliver a Green Brexit

The Government has released details of legislation to take back control of our agricultural policy from the EU.

Click the below link for more details of the Agriculture Bill envisaged to deliver on a Green Brexit.

Negotiations Update

The Government have released a presentation which offers a detailed update on the future UK-EU relationship.

Jonathan pledges support for UK Arable Sector

Jonathan has pledged to support the UK’s arable sector by raising the profile of its contribution to the nation’s economy, food supply, and environment.   

Jonathan debates litter strategy

Jonathan was involved in a lively Westminster Hall debate over the government's litter strategy:

Jonathan asked: