On 7th May, Rebecca Harris MP attended an event in Parliament to hear about new research from Versus Arthritis which shows that 43% of people with arthritis struggle with tasks at home for more than two years before finding out about equipment they were eligible for.
On Monday, the Speaker broke with hundreds of years of Parliamentary convention by allowing backbench MPs rather than the Government to come up with their own plans for Brexit, and to vote for them in a series of votes.
Local MP Rebecca Harris and Conservative councillors at Castle Point Borough Council have welcomed the Government’s £1.52 million funding for the Canvey Island Seafront Regeneration project, providing investment and boosting our local economy.
On Monday evening, Rebecca Harris joined Sir David Attenborough CBE and International Development Secretary Rt Hon Penny Mordaunt MP in Parliament to raise awareness about tackling plastic pollution across the globe.
I have long held the view that we should leave the EU and campaigned for Vote Leave in the run-up to the Referendum. Our constituency had the third highest leave vote in the country and in 2017 I was elected on a manifesto commitment to honour the outcome of the Referendum.