Water Privatisation

I do not support the return of water to public ownership. The cost of doing so would be a significant factor, which is subject to differing opinions (with some believing that it would cost the public purse tens of billions of pounds). Industry investment since privatisation has been more than £130 billion and the regulatory …

Trophy Hunting

As an animal lover I feel trophy hunting is utterly barbaric – Such unnecessary cruelty for the sake of sport and bragging rights has absolutely no place in the 21st century. The UK has a strong track record in the fight to preserve the world’s wildlife. The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species is …

Homelessness/Vagrancy Act

Nobody should be criminalised simply for having nowhere to live. The Housing Minister has confirmed that the Vagrancy Act is currently under review. The cross-Government Rough Sleeping Strategy, which was published in August 2018, committed to reviewing homelessness and rough sleeping legislation, including the Vagrancy Act 1824. The Government believes that review of the 1824 …