Westminster News

GILES CELEBRATES 50 YEARS OF ANIMAL WELFARE CAMPAIGNING

Giles Watling, MP for Clacton, has joined the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) at Westminster recently to celebrate 50 years of successful campaigning to protect wildlife in the UK and around the globe.

GILES QUESTIONS MINISTERS ON UNIVERSAL CREDIT

Giles Watling, MP for Clacton, has questioned Ministers from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) on financial support for vulnerable universal credit claimants. This took place at DWP questions on 13th May, the transcript of which is below:

Giles Watling MP

GILES BACKS CAMPAIGN TO TACKLE PLASTIC POLLUTION

Giles Watling, MP for Clacton, has lent his support to a campaign by the National Federation of Women’s Institutes (NFWI) and Friends of the Earth to dramatically reduce plastic pollution and the amount of plastic we use.

GILES WRITES TO CHANCELLOR SEEKING BEER DUTY CUT

Giles Watling, MP for Clacton, has once again written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rt Hon Philip Hammond MP, to request that Beer Duty is cut in the Budget later this year.

GILES QUESTIONS MINISTERS ON TOURISM

Giles Watling, MP for Clacton, has questioned Ministers from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) on the attractiveness of the UK as a visitor destination.

This took place at DCMS questions on 11th April, the transcript of which is below:

 

BREXIT: POSSIBLE OUTCOMES

This remains a fluid situation and there are several possible outcomes to the current malaise that we are seeing in Parliament.