21/10/20 This afternoon I spoke in the debate for fair economic support for areas facing additional covid-19 restrictions. I was restricted to four minutes and my main purpose was to get as many of my constituents’ voices heard as possible. As I said in my speech, I am finding it heart-breaking to see the way […]
Tag: Tier 3
Gyms To Reopen In Halton
21/10/20 I am delighted that following my persistent interventions with the Health Secretary Matt Hancock, and meeting with him last night; that this morning the local Leaders have been informed that our gyms will be allowed to re-open. The legislation forcing them to be closed will be rescinded by the government tomorrow.
Question at the COVID-19 Statement
20/10/20 This evening I questioned the Secretary of State for Health yet again on why gyms in Halton are closed, when they are allowed to stay open in the other Tier 3 Areas – Manchester and Lancashire. I asked him to either use government powers to re-open our gyms or give the power to re-open […]
Question in the COVID-19 Update Statement
This evening I questioned the Secretary of State for Health on why gyms have been forced to close in Halton, while they have been allowed to remain open in the other Tier 3 area, Lancashire. I demanded that he allow the re-opening of our gyms as there is no evidence to support their closure. Yet […]
Letter to The Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP
16/10/20 Following Lancashire being moved into Tier 3 and their gyms and leisure centres being allowed to stay open, while Halton’s are closed, I have contacted the Health Secretary, Matt Hancock. I think it is disgraceful that our gyms and leisure centres are closed and have urged him to reverse the decision to close them […]
Coronavirus Restrictions Debate
13/10/20 I was called to speak again today on the Coronavirus Restrictions. You can watch what I said below. I will continue to represent my constituents’ views at every opportunity I get.
BBC Radio Merseyside Interview
13/10/20 This evening I was interviewed on BBC Radio Merseyside regarding Halton and Coronavirus Tier 3, you can listen to it from the link below.
BBC North West Today Interview
13/10/20 I was interviewed by North West Today regarding Halton being placed into Tier 3 restrictions. You can see what I had to say by following the link below to my Facebook page.
Tier 3 Restrictions Placed on Halton
12/10/20 I did not agree to the Tier 3 restrictions we are being placed under and I was not invited to any meetings that took place over the weekend regarding the new restrictions. I was also not consulted. I have not been convinced that the measures are right, given that we have had four lots […]