Westminster News

Funding for children of alcoholics

Steve Brine will lead work to safeguard children with alcohol-dependent parents after new measures, including £6 million in joint funding, were announced which will help identify at-risk children more quickly, and provide them with rapid access to support and advice.

 

Minister examines Hepatitis C pilot project

Steve Brine visited Portman's Pharmacy in London on Thursday 19th April, as he looked at a pilot project testing for hepatitis C in a number of pharmacies across the capital.

 

Steve meets eye care charity

Steve Brine met with Clearly on Wednesday 18th April, a global charity which aims is to bring clear vision to the 2.5 billion people worldwide who are denied it. They do this by campaigning, championing new innovations, and partnering with other related NGOs.

Steve Brine speaks in energy drinks debate

Steve Brine told Parliament that the Government would not rule out further action on energy drinks as he responded to a Westminster Hall debate on the subject.

Steve Brine welcomes rogue landlord crackdown

Steve Brine has welcomed news that the Government has brought into force new powers that will help local authorities crack down on rogue landlords and drive up standards in the private rented sector.

College Principals make their case in Parliament

Steve Brine hosted the Principals of three local colleges on Monday 19th March, as they gathered for an annual event in Parliament organised by the Association of Colleges.

Steve Brine MP welcomes safety drive on maternity

Steve Brine has welcomed news that the Government will give the majority of women care from the same midwives throughout their pregnancy, labour and birth by 2021– as Ministers continue their drive to make the NHS the safest place in the world to give birth.

Increased pay for NHS workers

Steve Brine has welcomed a 'landmark' deal and has thanked NHS staff for their hard work through a difficult winter, as news comes of a pay rise across the NHS.

First World War Poetry Competition

Steve Brine is supporting an international competition which enables young people to play their part in commemorating the centenary of the First World War through the creative arts.