Westminster News

Local MP joins stand against puppy smuggling

Last week Julian Knight MP attended an event hosted by Dogs Trust at the House of Commons where the charity called on the government to take urgent action to end the cruel practice of puppy smuggling.

Local MP welcomes social care funding boost

Julian Knight MP has welcomed the Government’s decision to release £240 million of additional funding for local authorities to spend on adult social care – which will include £870,356 earmarked for Solihull Council.

Knight backs calls to ban eating dog meat

Julian Knight MP has offered his support to calls to ban the consumption of dog meat in the United Kingdom as an example to the rest of the world.

Local MP calls for reform to MPs’ oath

Julian Knight MP has called for new MPs to receive extensive, compulsory training in how to run and office and manage their team – and for their oath of office to include a pledge to respect staff.

Knight quizzes Media Secretary on Channel 4 move

Julian Knight MP has pressed Jeremy Wright QC, the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media, and Sport, on plans to relocate Channel 4’s national headquarters to Birmingham.

Local MP and Prime Minister pay tribute to stabbing victims

Julian Knight MP used the first Prime Minister’s Questions of the new Parliamentary session (Wednesday 5th September) to offer his thoughts and prayers to the family and friends of Khaola Saleem and Raneem Oudeh.