Members of Parliament often receive a large number of similar or identical e-mails on a particular policy topic or topics. David generally prefers to reply to constituents' correspondence directly and on an individual basis. However, in some cases, doing so is not practicable. Accordingly, this page provides a means whereby responses or statements on certain policy topics can easily and quickly be posted and read.
I have received a number of e-mails regarding the petition against sale of dog meat in South Korea.
Parliament debated the ongoing consumption of dog meat on 5 November 2015. During the debate the Government informed the House of Commons that we would continue to raise animal welfare issues with the relevant authorities. ... read more
I have received a number of e-mails via the 38 degrees campaign website regarding the Finance Bill.
I would like to confirm that, as a Member of the Government, I will be voting in support of the Finance Bill this week. ... read more
I have received a number of e-mails about the use of pesticides.
The use of pesticides in the United Kingdom currently allows certain farmers in four English counties to use oilseed rape seeds treated with one of two neonicotinoid pesticides during the summer / autumn planting seasons... ... read more
I have received a number of e-mails from constituents regarding the Government's intention to commission a new generation of nuclear weapons, together with associated equipment, to replace the current Trident system. ... read more
Following the announcement of the result of the referendum on the United Kingdom's membership of the European Union, I have received a number of e-mails from individuals calling for a second referendum to be held, and / or for Parliament to annul the result, or otherwise to prevent this country from leaving the EU. ... read more
At the May 2015 General Election, David was re-elected as the Member of Parliament for Clwyd West, with an increased majority of 6,730.