Liz in Parliament 2017

DECEMBER 2017

21st December 2017 - Question to the Leader of the House asking for an update on the government's plans to introduce tougher sentences for those who cause death by dangerous driving

21st December 2017 - Question about the importance of public libraries

19th December 2017 - Question to the Health Secretary about funding for mental health services

18th December 2017 - Question to the Home Secretary about respect in public life

11th December 2017 - Speech in response to the government's Finance Bill about the lack of investment in public transport in the north of England

7th December 2017 - Question to the Leader of the House asking for a debate on the work done by the charity CRY - Cardiac Risk in the Young - and how we might prevent the 600 cardiac deaths among young people every year

4th December 2017 - Question to the DCLG Minister about efforts to eradicate homelessness in Greater Manchester

NOVEMBER 2017

30th November 2017 - Question to the Home Secretary asking if anyone from the UK government had actually asked the US President to take down his retweets of far-right Britain First

29th November 2017 - Question to the Transport Secretary about upgrades to trans-Pennine rail routes

23rd November 2017 - Question about support for older workers, including women born in the 1950s and affected by state pension inequality

16th November 2017 - Speech on the roll-out of Universal Credit and its impact on poverty in Heywood and Middleton

16th November 2017 - Question to the Leader of the House asking for an update on changes to sentencing laws for those who cause death by dangerous driving

16th November 2017 - Question to the Health Minister about Hormone Pregnancy Tests

14th November 2017 - Question to the Health Secretary about NHS pay

13th November 2017 - Question about foodbank usage and the fact that Heywood foodbank has recently run out of food due to the demand for its service

OCTOBER 2017

30th October 2017 - Question to the Leader of the House regarding sexual harrassment

19th October 2017 - Speech on Valproate and Foetal Anticonvulsant Syndrome

17th October 2017 - Question to the Foreign Minister about Sudan

11th October 2017 - Question to the government about higher education funding and interest rates

10th October 2017 - Question to the government about job losses at BAE and the impact on Heywood and Middleton residents employed by the company

9th October 2017 - Question to the Prime Minister about the UK's plans for Gibraltar after Brexit

9th October 2017 - Question about the Monarch Airlines crisis

9th October 2017 - Question about employment support allowance and support for support for people with mental health problems 

SEPTEMBER 2017

14th September 2017 - Question to the Leader of the House asking for an urgent debate on funding and resources for Greater Manchester Police

14th September 2017 - Question to the government about the funding crisis faced by Greater Manchester Police and the below-inflation pay award for officers

11th September 2017 - Question to the Minister for Universities about the dangers of flammable cladding on university halls of residence and private student accommodation

5th September 2017 - Speech about the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar

JULY 2017

20th July 2017 - Speech about the need for urgent changes to sentencing laws for causing death by dangerous driving

19th July 2017 - Question regarding the public sector pay cap

17th July 2017 - Speech regarding impending executions in Saudi Arabia

13th July 2017 - Speech to commemorate the Battle of Passchendaele

13th July 2017 - Question asking for progress on changes to sentences for causing death by dangerous driving

11th July 2017 - Question to the Foreign Minister about illegal Israeli settlements

6th July 2017 - Question to the Health Minister about standards in small private care homes

5th July 2017 - Speech regarding Israel-Palestine talks

5th July 2017 - Question about the public sector pay cap, calling for fair treatment for NHS staff

JUNE 2017

27th June 2017 - Speech calling for fair funding for schools and an end to the proposed cuts to schools in Heywood and Middleton

27th June 2017 - Question to the Health Secretary about missing test results in the NHS

22nd June 2017 - Question the the Prime Minister regarding the response to the Grenfell Tower disaster

15th June 2017 - Swearing the oath as the Member of Parliament for Heywood and Middleton

MARCH 2017

30th March 2017 - Speech on the government's strategy to tackle drug misuse

30th March 2017 - Asking the Transport Minister about bus services and how passenger complaints are heard

28th March 2017 - Question about the reported use of chemical weapons in Darfur

23rd March 2017 - Question to the Leader of the House asking for a debate on first aid education in schools following the terror attack on Westminster Bridge

20th March 2017 - Question to the Education Minister regarding maintenance loans

15th March 2017 - Question to the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions regarding unfair PIP assessments

13th March 2017 - Speech on the Spring budget

13th March 2017 - Question regarding service family accomodation

7th March 2017 - Question to the government regarding cuts to Housing Benefit for 18 - 21 year-olds

2nd March 2017 - Speech to mark International Women's Day

FEBRUARY 2017

27th February 2017 - Question to the Health Secretary about time wasted by GPs chasing pathology results which have not been delivered

21st February 2017 - Question to the Foreign Secretary about allegations of corruption in the Gambia

20th February 2017 - Question to the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions about workers' rights

20th February 2017 - Question about the impact of new PIP assessments which are seeing thousand of people have their Motability unfairly taken away from them

7th February 2017 - Question to the Health Secretary regarding the huge cuts to Rochdale Council which are placing increasing pressure on social care

2nd February 2017 - Question to the Brexit Secretary about the Customs Union

JANUARY 2017

24th January 2017 - Question about the consultation to review sentences for causing death by dangerous driving

19th January 2017 - Speech, as Shadow Foreign Minister, regarding Kashmir

12th January 2017 - Speech, as Shadow Foreign Minister, regarding the African Great Lakes region

11th January 2017 - Speech regarding the NHS and social care crisis

10th January 2017 - Question to the Foreign Secretary about his meeting with Steve Bannon, adviser to President Donald Trump

9th January 2017 - Question to the Health Secretary about investing in NHS staff

9th January 2017 - Question to the Justice Minister about domestic abuse calling for the voices of survivors to be heard in the emergency review

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