Westminster News

Queen’s Speech - Government Plans

THE QUEEN’S SPEECH 2019

Today we had the first  Queen’s Speech since 2017, it detailed 22 new Bills that will form Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s first legislative programme.

New Prime Minister

It was a pleasure to get time with our new Prime Minister on the eve of him taking up office.  His ‘to do’ list is clearly long, but the optimism he has for the UK and its ability to forge new bonds of friendship whilst pursuing independent government outside the EU is encouraging.

UK business and innovation strong says Secretary of State

Tonight I joined Greg Clark the Secretary of State for Business to celebrate UK businesses and promote our leading position in fintech and finance to support innovation.  His speech was opportunistic not with rhetoric but example after example of successful start up stories and long standing busi

Prime Minister and Chancellor discuss UK future

Today I joined business leaders in a meeting with the Prime Minister and Chancellor to discuss the impact of the 2018 budget and how to work with business for the country’s future.

The Prime Minister made a number of interesting comments that I share:

Parliamentary Reception

Tongiht I was delighted to join my ward colleagues Anne and Marianne, along with the Lord Mayor and Policy Chairman at a reception to promote the issues of tenacity of London with Oarlaiamentarians.