Opinions

Julian Knight's Westminster Diary, 03/01/19

The New Year is very often a time for reflection, and politics is no exception. It gives me the opportunity to look back at the work I’ve done in the previous 12 months – and how I can best carry it forward in 2019.

Statement: Jaguar Land Rover

Like many local residents, I am deeply concerned by the latest news about potential job reductions at Jaguar Land Rover.

Julian Knight's Westminster Diary, 07/12/18

As many of you will know, we are currently in the middle of a hugely important debate in Parliament, where MPs are spending five days discussing the Government’s proposed Withdrawal Agreement.

Julian Knight's Westminster Diary, 06/12/18

Last week, I joined representatives from all around the world to take part in the first-ever International Committee (IGC) on Disinformation and ‘Fake News’.

Statement: The Brexit Deal

Solihull is one of the few boroughs in the UK to enjoy a trade surplus with the European Union. Not only do we have Jaguar Land Rover, Birmingham Airport, and the NEC but also a wide range of manufacturers and service providers which rely on frictionless and tariff free trade with the EU.

Julian Knight's Westminster Diary, 23/11/18

Last week, I spoke in the House of Commons during the debate on the Government’s Finance Bill. This is a very important piece of legislation, which contains several crucial measures to support employment and economic growth.

Julian Knight's Westminster Diary, 15/11/18

Last Sunday, on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of the year, people from across the United Kingdom – and the world – marked one hundred years since the end of the First World War.

Julian Knight's Westminster Diary, 05/11/18

Last week Philip Hammond presented this year’s Budget to the House of Commons. It’s one of biggest Parliamentary events of the year, and there were several important announcements which I know will be very welcome here in Solihull.