THIS WEEK IN PARLIAMENT
The Defibrillators (Availability) Bill
Maria Caulfied, MP for Lewes, has revived her Defibrillator Bill, having already failed to go through Parliament during the time of the last General Election.
The Mental Capacity (Ammendment) Bill
Article 5 of the Human Rights Act states that ‘everyone has the right to liberty and security of person’. However, the Mental Capacity Act of 2005 allows for the restriction of an individual’s liberty.
The Offensive Weapons Bill
This week in parliament, the Offensive Weapons Bill was debated in the House of Commons. This Bill is intended to help reduce violent crime through the limitation of access to weapons to minors.
Minimum Service Obligation (High Street Cashpoints) Bill
The Minimum Service Obligation (High Street Cashpoints) Bill is a Private Members’ Bill introduced by Conservative MP Huw Merriman, MP for Bexhill and Battle, using the 10 Minute Rule.
Cigarette Law & Banking Regulations
This week we discuss the latest bills about tobacco and cigarette sales and the availability of banks and post offices in rural areas.
Brexit Negotiations & Organ Donation
This week we discuss the latest news from Brexit negotiations, changes to organ donation law and updates to weapon law.
Universal Credit and Alleged Bullying
This week we discuss issues including the issue of bullying in Parliament and the allegations against Speaker John Bercow, the Universal Credit controversy, obesity in children and overseas voting rights.
Brexit Update, Pret Scandal & Student Loans
This week we discuss issues including the Pret allergy scandal, changes to agricuture law after Brexit, the childhood crime and student loans.