Government releases a new White Paper setting out the proposals for important changes to the sentencing and release framework in England and Wales.
The Justice Secretary is proposing criminals jailed for life should serve two-thirds of their sentences before being considered for parole
The UK Internal Market Bill ensures unfettered trade across the United Kingdom.
The Bill will put in place reasonable steps to create a safety net that ensures the Government is always able to deliver on its commitments to the people of Northern Ireland.
UK secures first major trade deal as an independent trading nation.
This deal is an important step towards joining the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) which will give UK businesses a gateway to the Asia-Pacific region
Local Burnley MP Antony Higginbotham used his first appearance in the Commons since Parliament reconvened after the summer recess to speak about the support being offered to residents in Burnley and Padiham during the Coronavirus pandemic.
Antony Higginbotham MP has welcomed the commitment from Home Secretary Priti Patel that the Government is stepping up its efforts to crack down on the unacceptably high number of illegal small boat crossings in the English Channel.
Food aid charities in the North West were awarded £541,914 in government funding to help local people struggling to get food as a result of the coronavirus crisis. As a result, over 740,000 meals have been provided for people in need.
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