Ministers must listen on the Loan Charge!

  1 October 2019: I was at Treasury Oral Questions today. The Loan Charge is having a very real impact on my constituents.  It was so disappointing today that Ministers appear to be listening to the concerns of MPs from both sides of the House.  You can find a link to my question here: https://tinyurl.com/y6pnl47f…

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We must watch our behaviour.

26 September 2019 Yesterday’s actions in the House were completely unacceptable. I hope I made it clear that if we do not change this we are putting our Parliamentary democracy at risk.  These are unprecedented times, and sensible and reasonable debate must continue! You can find a video of my statement here: https://twitter.com/AnneMilton/status/1177250458714431488

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Urgent Loan Charge questions to the PM

Boris Johnson

I have written to the Chancellor and the Prime Minister again regarding an independent review into the Loan Charge. Several of my constituents have been personally affected by this and it was very disappointing that I wasn’t able to ask my questions to the Chancellor direct, as Treasury Questions were cancelled due to the prorogation…

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Give FE the long-term funding it needs

9 September 2019: I asked the new Education Secretary two questions in the House today.  My first was: Whether the Secretary of State will ensure the Apprenticeship Programme has the year-on-year cash it needs to continue to deliver the life-changing opportunities it does to people of all ages but without restriction? My second was: Given…

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Supporting last night’s Bill.

3 September 2019: Last night I made a hugely difficult and emotional decision to vote against the Government and support the European Union (Withdrawal) No. 6 Bill.  This was by no means a decision I took lightly, and please see below a summary of my reasons for doing so. Last night I was also told…

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Requesting a Loan Charge review.

6 August 2019: I have several constituents who have been personally impacted by the roll out of the Loan Charge and today, I have written to the Prime Minister and the Chancellor.  I know the Prime Minister voiced his support for an independent review during his leadership campaign, will he now stand by this and…

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Resigning from Government

24 July 2019: This week I made the extremely difficult decision to resign from the Government.  Please see my letter to the Prime Minister. I will not support leaving the EU without a deal, however I will do everything I can from the backbenches to support the new Prime Minister as he tries to achieve…

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A stop at No10 for Wonersh and Shamley Green

11 July 2019: My grateful thanks to Year 5 pupils at Wonersh and Shamley Green CofE Primary School for sending their letters on child poverty. I could not agree more with you all that ending child poverty should always be a priority for the Government and you are right there is always more that can…

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Get Them Whipped into Shape

14 June 2019: As part of Parliament’s celebrations for 100 years of the Whips Office, it was an absolute pleasure to join Dame Rosie Winterton and Baroness Armstrong for the ‘Women in the Whips Office’ event in the House of Commons on Wednesday. Well done to all those who organised the event!

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A stop by in No 10 for Rydes Hill.

25 April 2019: Thanks so much to Year 4 pupils at Rydes Hill School for sending me their Send my Friend to School messages. Today, I delivered your messages to the Prime Minister direct. This campaign does a great job at engaging young people with important issues, and I agree it is so important that…

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