Westminster News

Government are committed to protecting food standards

I have been contacted by several constituents about the importance of maintaining our animal welfare and food standards post-Brexit and have sought reassurance from Ministers that they will not be undermined in future trade deals.

Supporting the Prime Minister's Deal

I was ready to vote for the Prime Minister’s Deal today and get Brexit done, honouring my promise to constituents to deliver Brexit and provide certainty for business.

Parliament, however, decided to kick the can down the road again.

Reappointed to Government

New Prime Minister Boris Johnson is assembling his Government, and Victoria Atkins, Member of Parliament for Louth & Horncastle, has been re-appointed to both her roles.

Announcing landmark Domestic Abuse Bill

Victoria Atkins, Member of Parliament for Louth & Horncastle and Minister for Crime, Safeguarding and Vulnerability, last week introduced landmark legislation to transform the legal response to Domestic Abuse.

Wishing everyone a Happy Pride!

June was Pride month, and the beginning of July has been marked by the spectacular London Pride parade.

Victoria Atkins, MP for Louth & Horncastle said from outside the Number 10 Pride instillation:

Enough is enough on nuisance calls

We're bringing in new measures to make bosses of companies which bother people with unsolicited nuisance calls personally liable for fines if they break the law. For too long rogue directors have escaped justice by liquidating their firms and opening up again under a different name.

'Courage Calls to Courage Everywhere'

Today, a statue of suffragist Millicent Fawcett was unveiled in Parliament Square.

It was the first statue of a woman and the first made by a women in the Square and bears Millicent's own words, 'Courage calls to courage everywhere'.