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Statement on Dominic Cummings

 

Like many of you, I have felt a mixture of surprise, disappointment, anger and frustration in recent days. I am in unfamiliar territory and trying to react as well as I can, as I have been since I was elected and since this crisis hit us all.

Agriculture Bill third reading

Julie spoke during the third reading of the Agriculture bill yesterday and set out why she believes it to be a once in a generation to shape the future of UK agriculture and improve regional by extending trade. Watch the full video here.

Treasury Committee - Chief Secretary to the Treasury

Julie questions Rt Hon Stephen Barclay MP (Chief Secretary to the Treasury at HM Treasury) during the Treasury Committee's virtual evidence session on the economic impact of coronavirus. Watch it here. 

Domestic Abuse Bill Second Reading

Julie gave a speech in Parliament during the second reading of the Domestic Violence bill, where she outlined the need to provide support to organisations supporting survivors and perpetrators to break the cycle of abuse.  

Julie's first #AskJulie Coronavirus Q&A

I had a great time answering questions from you on Facebook Live yesterday. Despite a few technical difficulties at the beginning, it was great to be able to provide some useful responses to so many questions. Watch the full video here.

Bishop's Stortford Independent Column

This crisis is certainly making us make changes to the way we live and work.  Some of them have been surprisingly effective and forced Members of Parliament like me to think of new ways to make ourselves available to constituents.  Just over a week ago I tried out my first ever Facebook Live ques

Bishop's Stortford Independent Column

As we enter the fourth week of lockdown, I hope, like me, you are continuing to adjust to this new way of life, our new normal. What a strange and hugely difficult moment in time we are living through.