MP delivers annual business update

Steve Brine gave a wide-ranging speech at the Holiday Inn on Friday 24th January, where the Chamber of Commerce and Winchester BID held a special Meet the MP event.

New X-Ray scanners for HMP Winchester

Winchester Prison will be at the forefront of efforts to stop prisoners smuggling in drugs, mobile phones and weapons after being selected to receive tough new security measures.

“Step up or step aside” MP warns South Western Railway

Winchester and Chandler’s Ford MP Steve Brine has warned directors of South Western Railway that the company must “step up or step aside.” The MP has recently been elected as a Vice Chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on South Western Railway, a cross-party group of MPs who’s constituen

MP attends launch of 2020 World Watch List

Steve Brine attended the launch in Parliament of Open Door’s 2020 World Watch List. The list, which tracks the nations in which it is most dangerous to be a Christian, has been running since 2002, with North Korea holding the top spot.

MP sees orthopaedic changes first hand

Steve Brine made his first visit of the new Parliament to RHCH on Friday 17th January to fulfil a promise to visit the orthopaedic wards.

The Winchester MP talked to staff and saw for himself how recently-enacted changes are settling down.

IR35 plea to Chancellor

Steve Brine has written to Chancellor Sajid Javid ahead of the Budget to express his ‘concern’ about the proposed changes to tax rules for contractors and the self-employed.

MP raises Flybe ‘crisis’ in Commons

Steve Brine raised the ‘uneven playing field’ around air passenger duty as he addressed the Flybe crisis in the House of Commons on Tuesday 14th January.