Westminster News

MP PLEADS ISLAND’S CASE FOR HOSPITAL FUNDING

MP Bob Seely has reiterated to Government Ministers that the Island has additional costs to bear when it comes to healthcare, because it is separated from the mainland.

 

MP ASKING GOVERNMENT FOR A STATEMENT ABOUT ISLAND LINE

MP Bob Seely is asking the Government to make a statement about the South Western Railway franchise – which includes Island Line - following concerns raised about the future of the franchise this week.

 

MP visits GKN Aerospace

MP Bob Seely has praised a decision by GKN Aerospace to invest heavily in its Isle of Wight operation during a recent visit to the company’s Cowes plant.

Bob congratulates Boris on becoming PM

Island MP Bob Seely has congratulated the country’s next Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, on winning the conservative party vote putting him in Downing Street.  

Bob Leaves Government Role Over HS2

MP Bob Seely has resigned from his role as a Parliamentary Private Secretary (PPS) for the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) after refusing to back the Government’s controversial High Speed Rail (HS2) project in a Commons vote.

Bob fights for WASPI Women

MP Bob Seely has spoken in parliament about the hardship faced by thousands of Island women who are affected by the change in legislation to equalise the state pension ages for men and women. 

Bob Stands Up For Veterans

MP Bob Seely has backed changes to the law which would give British servicemen more protection against so-called legacy prosecutions.

Progress Made in Campaign for 'Island Deal'

Island MP Bob Seely this week won an acknowledgement from Government about the extra costs associated with being an Island.

Bob, who is campaigning for an ‘Island Deal’ for the Island, welcomed the announcement from health secretary Matt Hancock.