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My Week in Westminster - 16th March 2018

Supported the Spring Statement – I was pleased by the Chancellor’s balanced approach and that the Government has identified housing as an economic and social priority.

Virtual Ageing Well Event

On Saturday 10th March, working with Age UK Leicester, Leicestershire & Rutland, I hosted an 'Ageing Well' event at the Schofield Centre in Loughborough.

My Week in Westminster - 9th March 2018

Wrote to Sarah Newton MP, Minister for Disabled People, Health and Work, about PIP assessments – a local provider raised their concerns with me about the difficulties faced by patients with mental health issues in applying for PIP and having their existing payments reviewed.

My Week in Westminster - 2nd March 2018

Chaired a Treasury Select Committee evidence session on household finances – last year, as Chair, I launched an inquiry into household finances which will look into whether households are saving adequately in the current economic environment, problematic and over-indebtedness, inter-generational

Nicky works with Age UK to promote Ageing Well event

Nicky Morgan is teaming up with Age UK Leicester, Shire and Rutland to put on a major event helping older people to plan for living positively into and through long, productive retirements.

My Week in Westminster - 23rd February 2018

Reviewed the Government’s preliminary analysis on Brexit – the Government made this latest economic analysis available to MPs and also passed it to the Commons Committee on Exiting the EU and the Lords EU Committee.

My Week in Westminster - 2nd February 2018

Presented a petition to end cross border contracting on the floor of the House – I recently met with local taxi drivers to hear their concerns about new licensing rules which mean that taxi drivers from other areas who do not have local knowledge and whose council’s may not have as stringent vehi