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Antony backs calls to stamp out assault against first responders.

The biggest issue in tackling violence against first responders is the lack of evidence when bringing prosecutions. Antony asked the Solicitor General what steps are being taken to ensure to CPS has access to evidence, including providing emergency services with body cameras.

Antony Launches Unsung Heroes Award

The Coronavirus pandemic has touched everyone in some way or other, and in times of crisis it is important for communities to come together to support and protect each other.

Two Burnley Groups Honoured with Queen’s Award.

Burnley based groups, Belvedere & Calder Vale Sports Club and Fulledge Colts Youth FC have been honoured with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service - the highest award a voluntary group can receive in the UK.

NHS Test & Trace is a Gamechanger

As anyone who has watched the daily briefings will have seen, we have now passed the peak of this virus across the country, including in the North West. With the curve flattened and the peak passed, we have started to see the number of new daily cases reduce.

Global Marketplace Awaits

This week the Trade Bill came to Parliament for its Second Reading; an important moment representing a major step on the UK’s journey to reclaim its role as an independent, global, trading nation – delivering on a pledge I made to you, and that this Government made to the country.  

Antony speaks in the debate on the Trade Bill

I welcome the opportunity to speak in this Debate, as it represents a major step on the UK’s journey to reclaim its role as an independent global, trading nation – delivering on a pledge I made to my constituents, and that this Government made to the country.