Campaign Responses

If you have written to Nigel as part of a standard-letter campaign, such as those from 38 Degrees, you can find his responses on the issues here.

September 2016 – Childhood Obesity

Thank you for contacting me about the Government’s plan to tackle childhood obesity. With nearly a third of children aged two to fifteen overweight or obese, […]

September 2016 – Domestic Violence Refuges

Thank you for getting in touch regarding domestic violence refuges. The changes to Housing Benefit announced in the 2015 Autumn Statement involve aligning the rules in the […]

September 2016 – Animal testing at Grimston

Thank you for contacting me about animal testing and the facility at Grimston.  I appreciate your concerns regarding this issue. I am, as many know, a dog […]

September 2016 – Domestic abuse cases in family court

Thank you for your recent email about domestic abuse in Family Courts. Domestic abuse is appalling and tackling such abuse is a priority for the Government. The […]

September 2016 – Assistance Dogs/Disability Equality Training Bill

Thank you for contacting me about assistance dog owners and taxis. I know that taxis and private hire vehicles (PHV) are essential for many disabled people, […]

September 2016 – Finance Bill/”Mayfair Tax” Loophole

Thank you for your recent email regarding the Finance Bill and closing tax loopholes. The Government has taken decisive steps to ensure that asset managers pay […]

September 2016 – NHS Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STPs)

Many constituents have contacted me about Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STPs) in the NHS, and public consultation, particularly with reference to an Opposition Day Debate in […]

September 2016 – Westminster Hall Debate on Dog Meat Consumption in Korea

Thank you for contacting me about the dog meat trade in East and Southeast Asia.  In addition to the debate occurring today (12 September 2016) in […]

September 2016 – Transgender People and the Sexual Offences Act 2003

Thank you for your recent email about the Sexual Offences Act 2003 and how it applies to transgender people. The UK has been a world leader […]

September 2016 – Palliative Care

Thank you for contacting me about care for people with terminal illnesses. I agree that we must ensure that people receive the most appropriate care personalised […]