Parliament


In July 2016, I was appointed Financial Secretary to the Treasury. As a Minister, I am only able to speak in the Chamber of the House of Commons, or the second chamber, Westminster Hall, on issues in my ministerial portfolio. However, I continue to raise hundreds of issues, both local and national, on behalf of my constituents in Parliament with other Ministers through letters and meetings.

As a Minister, I speak in Parliament on a regular basis. I answer both Written and Oral Questions; I lead and respond to debates on issues in my portfolio, as well as during Statements and Urgent Questions.

This page gives details of when I have spoken in Parliament and links to the debates and question times in the official record, Hansard.


Latest Parliamentary Session

Tuesday 1 November 2016
Savings (Government Contributions) Bill
I brought the Savings (Government Contributions) Bill before the Committee of MPs for scrutiny for a fifth sitting. [Read More]

Thursday 27 October 2016
Savings (Government Contributions) Bill
As the Treasury Minister responsible, I brought the Savings (Government Contributions) Bill before the MPs scrutinizing it for the third and fourth sittings. [Read More]

Wednesday 26 October 2016
Opposition Day Debate on Concentrix
I responded, on behalf of the Government, to an Opposition Day Debate on Concentrix and Tax Credits. [Read More]

Tuesday 25 October 2016
Oral Questions to Ministers from HM Treasury
During Oral Questions to Treasury Ministers, I answered questions on a range of issues including double taxation in developing countries, Tax Credits and Air Passenger Duty. [Read More]

Tuesday 18 October 2016
Small Charitable Donations and Childcare Payments Bill
I brought the Small Charitable Donations and Childcare Payments Bill before a group of MPs for the first sitting of its Committee Stage scrutiny. [Read More]