Campaigns

Animal Sentience

A number of constituents have contacted me about animal sentience and the #Betterdealforanimals campaign.

Trade

A number of constituents contacted me about the trade debate in Parliament on 21st February raising concerns about standards in future trade agreements, the scrutiny of such agreements, and investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) mechanisms.

Rules for fracking

A number of constituents have contacted me about rules for fracking.

I appreciate constituents’ concerns about protecting the local environment and would not support applications for fracking in my constituency – indeed, I would oppose them.

Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill

A number of constituents have contacted me about the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill, which will introduce legislation to replace the current system known as ‘Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards’ (DoLS).

Brexit

Fiona's statement on the Brexit:

"I thank all constituents who have written to me with their views about the proposed Withdrawal Agreement from the European Union. I have taken careful consideration of them all.

Puppy Smuggling

A number of constituents have contacted me about puppy smuggling.

I have joined calls for an end to puppy smuggling, urging the Government to take action to end the cruel practice.

Food Banks

Fiona's letter as appeared in the Chronicle:

"Dear Sir,

A letter last week from ‘Cassandra’ raised the issue of food poverty and called on me to take action to challenge the Government to address this.