Westminster News

Jo Churchill MP seeks reassurance for farmers around Basic Payment Scheme

On Thursday 5th May, Jo Churchill MP held the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Liz Truss MP to account regarding the Basic Payment Scheme in the House of Commons. During an oral question session to the Secretary of State and Ministers of the Department, Jo Churchill MP raised her discussions with local farmers:

Jo Churchill MP: “we must put meat on the bones of this deal to see whether it stacks up for people in our constituencies”

On Wednesday 27th April, Jo Churchill MP discussed proposals to deliver devolution to East Anglia during a Westminster Hall debate regarding the devolution package. The debate brought forward by Stewart Jackson, Member of Parliament for Peterborough attracted MPs representing the eastern region and called on James Wharton, Minister for Local Growth and the Northern Powerhouse to respond to the debate.