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.
The Government is aware of concerns relating to wild seabass stocks. In August of this year, Fisheries Minister, George Eustice, announced new measures to help protect seabass. ... read more
I have received a number of letters and e-mails, asking me to attend a Westminster Hall debate on grouse shooting.
Government Ministers are only permitted to attend ... read more
The proposals aim to address shortfalls within the education system in England including the lack of places for pupils and the large proportion of pupils in England who are attending schools rated either ‘requiring improvement’ or ‘inadequate’. ... read more
The Government recognises the need to toughen regulation and licensing of smaller puppy breeding establishments and align them with those of larger-scale breeders.
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The situation in Yemen is extremely complex, with a number of different groups in conflict. The main division is between the incumbent President Hadi and supporters (including the Sunni population and the
military) and Shia populations and rebel groups. However, there are others, including factions of al-Qaeda. ... read more
I have received a number of e-mails relating to fuel duty and VAT.
I have written to the Chancellor and shall share the response with those who have written to me in due course. ... read more
I have some e-mail about the right of EU nationals to live and work in the United Kingdom.
Although the referendum on 23 July resulted in the decision to leave the EU, the decision about when to trigger Article 50, to start of the formal process of leaving the EU, is still being considered. ... read more
The Homelessness Reduction Bill, which is due for second reading on 28 October, introduced by Bob Blackman as Private Member’s Bill on the same day as the Communities and Local Government (CLG) Committee, a committee of which he is a member, published a report on homelessness. ... read more
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
At the June 2017 General Election, David was re-elected as the Member of Parliament for Clwyd West, with an increased vote share of 48.1%.