This evening, the Nationality and Borders Bill continued its passage through the House of Commons as we considered amendments proposed by the House of Lords. While the debate was heavily oversubscribed, I had the pleasure of intervening during the speech of my colleague Andrew Mitchell.
As many will know, the UK continues to act as host of the COP26 summit until next October. During that time the President, Alok Sharma MP, continues to champion our commitment to tackling the Climate Crisis.
This afternoon I had the pleasure of asking a question to the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Sajid Javid. I chose to ask the Secretary of State about the delivery of personalised healthcare in Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner in the NHS.
The Nationalities and Borders Bill came back in front of the House of Commons today, and I had the opportunity to outline the importance of the Bill and to raise my concerns with certain aspects of the legislation. I focused my comments on three key issues.
When we speak about levelling up, it is crucial that we include education in that conversation. In particular, we must ensure that we are protecting the interests of those specialist groups who are easily left behind.