Westminster News

Mike Freer MP welcomes additional investment in schools

Mike Freer MP has welcomed the announcement by the Secretary of State for Education, Justine Greening, of an additional £1.3 billion investment in schools to support the transition to a national funding formula from April next year.

UK Wage Growth Outpaces Inflation

National figures announced by the Office for National Statistics last week show that in the three months to December, wages grew 2.6% on the year.


My Position on EU Nationals

I have been in regular contact with Ministers and the Home Secretary about ensuring EU citizens have security post Brexit. I understand that only 2 EU countries remain unwilling to reach agreement now, despite the Government’s best efforts.

Article 50: Democracy is Precious

I have received a large volume of emails about the decision to trigger Article 50 which formally starts the process of leaving the EU. I campaigned for Remain in the referendum. I delivered leaflets, spoke to as many residents as I could and ran street stalls for the Remain campaign.

Trump's Immigration Policy

Trump's immigration policies are a stain on the USA and on its proud history. As a New Yorker, he ought to know the words on the Statue of Liberty:

Revisiting the Past

A few years ago I visited Auschwitz expecting to be overwhelmed with emotion. I was, but not the emotion I was expecting. I wrote a column for the local paper about how it made me feel. On Holocaust Memorial Day, I thought I'd share it.