Westminster News

Steve Brine launches landmark review into prescription drug addiction

The growing problem of dependence and addiction to prescription drugs is set to form the basis of an independent review announced today by the Government, as stark figures show one patient in eleven was prescribed a potentially addictive drug last year alone.

Steve Brine welcomes new funding to protect post offices

The Conservative government has announced £370 million to extend opening hours, cut queue times and protect rural branches.

The funding brings the total invested in the Post Office network since 2010 to £2 billion, and will secure the future of the network.

Steve Brine welcomes strengthened animal welfare laws

Steve Brine has welcomed news that a new law will ensure animal abusers are jailed for up to 5 years and animal sentience is reflected in domestic law, under plans published by the Environment Secretary, Michael Gove.

Peter Symonds students visit Parliament

Steve Brine hosted a group of sixth-formers in Parliament on Tuesday 12th December as Peter Symonds students visited the House taking part in a tour of the Palace of Westminster, and experiencing Parliament's Education service, before having a Q&A session with Steve.

New discount rail card for under 30s

Steve Brine has welcomed news that the Chancellor has announced plans for a new discount rail card for 26-30 year olds.