The fire at Grenfell was a tragedy and we owe it to the victims to make sure it never happens again. I fully realise that people are eager to see changes to fire safety legislation – as am I – and for these reforms to happen quickly.
The Prime Minister this morning set out our ‘New Deal’, an ambitious economic strategy to rebuild Britain across the UK, putting jobs, skills and infrastructure investment at the heart of our economic recovery post-coronavirus, and delivering on our manifesto pledges to level up the entire countr
In light of COVID-19, we need comprehensive and far-reaching changes to our planning laws. Radical planning reform needs to increase supply across our countries to support our working people. On general principles, the current system is broken.
Many of you have shared with me, personal sacrifices you have made over the last nine weeks, being unable to see friends or family, say goodbye to loved ones in hospital and having all our liberties curtailed whilst we deal with Covid-19.
I am very pleased to welcome the Self-employment income support scheme, as it is something I have been lobbying the Chancellor very hard for. Delivering on this critical support will help many North Cornwall constituents until this crisis passes.