Westminster News

Women over 70 still at risk from breast cancer

Steve Brine is backing the #breastcancer70 campaign, which launched on 22nd February, which reminds women aged over 70 they can still be at risk from breast cancer.

Medical Detection Dogs

Steve Brine visited Milton Keynes on Tuesday 13th February as he met the team at Medical Detection Dogs.

Steve Brine welcomes funding increase for local authorities

Parliament approved the funding settlement for English local authorities on Wednesday 7th February, that will see a real terms increase in available resources over the next two years and give them access to over £200 billion from 2015 to 2020 to deliver the high-quality services their local commu

Harestock children enjoy day in London

Thirty seven Year 6 children from Harestock Primary School had truly unique and wonderful experience when they travelled to London on Wednesday 31st January.

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.