Westminster News

Rebecca visits Seevic with Vicky Ford MEP

Last week Rebecca Harris MP attended Vicky Ford MEP's visit to Seevic College to talk about her role in the European Parliament and of course Brexit.

Afterwards the ex mayor of Castle Point Andrew Sheldon gave them a tour of the nuclear bunker below the Castle Point Council offices.

Rebecca supports World Cancer Day 2017

Rebecca Harris MP attended an event in Parliament yesterday (Wednesday 1 February) to show her support for World Cancer Day on Saturday 4 February, 2017.     

Rebecca pleased by the passing of the Homelessness Reduction Bill

Rebecca Harris MP was delighted to be in the House of Commons today as the House passed Conservative MP Bob Blackman’s Homelessness Reduction Bill. The Bill, supported by the Government is decisive action to tackle the problem of homelessness.

Holocaust Memorial Day

This week Rebecca Harris MP, signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment, in doing so pledging her commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day and honouring those who were murdered during the Holocaust as well as paying tribute to the extraordinary Holocaust survivors who work tirelessly

Call on the government to improve greyhound welfare

Rebecca Harris MP and other MPs attended a House of Commons event organised by a number of animal welfare organisations to discuss the grave and pressing need to improve Greyhound welfare in the UK.

Rebecca Harris supports Armed Forces' apprenticeships

Rebecca Harris welcomes news that the Armed Forces are Britain’s biggest apprenticeship provider          

In the House of Commons last week, Rebecca Harris MP welcomed the news that HM Armed Forces are Britain’s biggest provider of apprenticeships.

Rebecca supports Guide Dogs

Rebecca Harris MP visited a Guide Dogs event in Parliament in November to show her support for taxi and minicab drivers receiving disability equality training when getting their licence.

Rebecca supports better education

Rebecca Harris MP has welcomed the news that more children are being taught in good or outstanding schools. New figures from Ofsted show that 60 more schools in Essex have been judged good or outstanding in their most recent inspection compared to 2015.

Rebecca supports greater funding for brain tumour research

As the Chair of the Brain Tumour APPG, Rebecca Harris MP met with Wes Streeting MP who is campaigning for more research into diffuse intrinsic pontine gliomas (DIPG) brain tumours, which are almost universally fatal.