Westminster News

What's Really Wrong with British Tennis?

Steve Brine joined Judy Murray, mother of Andy, in Parliament on Tuesday 17th May with the aim of getting more children hitting tennis balls.

The Tennis For Free charity gave a presentation to MPs and Peers, and outlined their vision for grass roots tennis.

Strict new rules for circuses keeping wild animals

Steve Brine has welcomed a Government announcement that will introduce a strict licensing regime in order to ensure that the highest standards of animal welfare are in place for the remaining 39 wild animals being used in circuses.

Standing up for nuclear test veterans

Steve Brine challenged Government Ministers over issues surrounding British nuclear test veterans in a lively Defence Questions session in the Commons on Monday 16th May.

The Fourth Carbon Budget

Winchester MP Steve Brine has warmly welcomed the Fourth Carbon Budget, announced this week.


When the Coalition came together, the government was clear it wanted to be the greenest government ever.

A warm welcome for Military Covenant

Winchester MP Steve Brine is delighted that the government has announced that the Military Covenant is to be enshrined onto the statute books.

Defence Secretary Liam Fox announced the move, which was a pre-election pledge from David Cameron, to the House of Commons on Monday 16th May.

Steve welcomes Energy Bill

Steve Brine has welcomed the coalition's "landmark" Energy Bill which received its 2nd Reading in the House of Commons on 10 May 2011.

Meeting with Hampshire Police Federation

Winchester & Chandler's Ford MP Steve Brine joined his fellow Hampshire MPs as they met representatives from the Hampshire Police Federation on Tuesday 10th May.

Steve backs Muscular Dystrophy report

Winchester & Chandler's Ford MP, Steve Brine, has pledged to back local families affected by devastating muscle-wasting disease in their fight for specialist services, which they say would change lives while saving the NHS £millions in costs.

Big Cat Electric

Steve met Big Cat Electric in the Commons on Tuesday 10th May as the Hampshire-based company showcased their range of electric bikes.