I’m generally based in London during the week - in this section I share some of the main activities I’m involved in at Westminster. For my thoughts on how that’s all going have a read of my Blog.

Matters currently reserved to the Westminster Parliament include foreign and defence policy, fiscal and economic policy, immigration and nationality, energy, broadcasting, Post Offices, social security, Child Support Agency, Tax Credits and pensions.

You can always read my contributions to the House in Hansard or watch them on Parliament TV.

 

My Work For You at Westminster

Tommy Sheppard
23 November 2017
Tommy's Blog
My work for you in Westminster
So the EU Withdrawal Bill was back in the Commons for Day 3 of the committee stage this week and, as promised, I’m writing to update you on what happened. Before I talk about the Bill itself, you might be interested in the events of Monday’s Ways and Means debate. Ways and Means is a traditional term for taxes or other charges levied on the public in order to fund Government spending. And while n...
Tommy Sheppard
22 November 2017
My work for you in Westminster
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I've been trying to get information on this for months. But still no clear answer as to how many civil servants are working on Brexit and how much it will cost. Cabinet Office Questions - 22nd Nov 17Posted by Tommy Sheppard MP on Wednesday, 22 November 2017 ...
Tommy Sheppard
22 November 2017
My work for you in Westminster
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Yesterday I called for the UK Government to think again on the European Charter of Fundamental Rights. Watch my full speech here.   EU Withdrawal Bill - 21st Nov 17 Posted by Tommy Sheppard MP on Wednesday, 22 November 2017 ...
Tommy Sheppard
16 November 2017
Tommy's Blog
My work for you in Westminster
I know how difficult it can be to not only keep up with what is happening as Brexit proceeds, but to understand the antiquated political systems that make up the UK parliament. So I will be sharing regular updates as the Bill makes its way through parliament.  As you may be aware, the Bill entered its committee stage this week in the House of Commons. That means MPs debate specific aspects of the...
Tommy Sheppard
16 November 2017
My work for you in Westminster
Contributions
I led a debate on the House of Lords - an out of date institution that's unrepresentative, undemocratic and in urgent need of reform. You can watch my full speech here.   House of Lords Debate - 15th Nov 17 Posted by Tommy Sheppard MP on Thursday, 16 November 2017 ...