Following the Government statement on the modernising defence programme, Philip Dunne welcomes the additional funding and asks the Government how this money will ensure that defence will contribute to the prosperity of the UK.
Speaking in the Second Day of the debate on the Prime Minister’s Withdrawal Agreement, Philip Dunne outlines why he will support the deal; with particular focus on the continuation of frictionless trade and our future relationship with the EU on defence and health.
Philip Dunne calls on the Government to ensure that when the Agriculture Bill returns to the Commons it includes a multi-year budgetary framework so that funding is guaranteed over a number of years to reflect farming practice.
Philip Dunne welcomes Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust management's success in securing sufficient qualified clinicians to keep the A&E at Princess Royal Hospital open 24/7 as a positive first step out of special measures.
Speaking in a debate on the report into the use of powerful opioid painkillers at Gosport War Memorial Hospital between 1987 and 2001, Philip Dunne supports the role of Freedom to Speak Up Guardians and calls for leaders of the NHS and the National Guardian’s Office to ensure that best practice is used so that people with concerns about safety have the confidence to make complaints.
Speaking after the Prime Minister’s statement on her draft Brexit agreement, Philip Dunne urges the PM to ensure that the future framework protocol includes taking back control of our own procurement in the UK.
Speaking in a debate on the Healthcare (International Arrangements) Bill which covers the continuity of healthcare for British nationals and EU citizens after Britain leaves the European Union, Philip Dunne calls for this Bill to be extended to reinstate the reciprocal health arrangement with Guernsey.
Following the Government statement on Green GB Week and Clean Growth, Philip Dunne welcomes the Government’s achievements in developing clean growth but calls on the Government and Ofgem to encourage pre-accreditation for anaerobic digestion plants so they can take advantage of the feed-in tariffs.
Philip Dunne seeks assurance from the Government that it will respond positively to the Environmental Audit Committee report on Green Finance, particularly by encouraging investment institutions such as pension funds to consider the long-term financial risks posed by climate change.