Speeches in Parliament

Supporting the Scam Awareness Campaign

For two weeks, between June 10 and June 23, Citizens Advice Bureau will run their Scam Awareness Campaign, encouraging people to take action to spot, report and protect themselves against scams. 

Speaking in the Serious Violence debate

Victoria Atkins, Member of Parliament for Louth and Horncastle, spoke in Mondays debate on serious violence, highlighting the work that the Government is undertaking to tackle this crime.

 

Offensive Weapons Bill passes Second Reading

Violent crime has a devastating impact on communities in every part of the country, not just in London.

The Offensive Weapons Bill will strengthen the powers of the police to deal with these terrible crimes and bring offenders to justice.

Modernising the Mental Health Act

Today's debate on the use of force in mental health units looked at important measures to make the 1983 Mental Health Act fit for purpose. It recognised the disproportionate rates of detention of black and ethnic minority patients which have persisted for too long.

Victoria votes for progress on the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill

"In 2015, I stood on a manifesto commitment that I would support the Conservative Government in holding a referendum and then in honouring its result. Tonight, I will vote to repeal the 1972 Act and to start the smooth process of transition. It is a promise made and a promise kept."

Speaking up for local farmers

Victoria Atkins MP raised in the House of Commons the ongoing difficulties farmers in Louth & Horncastle are experiencing with mistakes made by the Rural Payments Agency (RPA).