I recently wrote to the Treasury to ask what steps they will take steps to establish a new global platform agreement for financial services. The Minister, John Glen MP, replied: The UK has extensive global financial services ties with both leading advanced markets and emerging markets. When we leave the EU, we will have new tools at our disposal, which we will take advantage of to enhance our key financial services relationships. These include the chance to forge deep bilateral […]
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Written Parliamentary Question to the Treasury on a new global platform agreement for financial services.
The EU Referendum was a national vote, counted on council areas and not by constituencies. This means we have the result for Wycombe District but not Wycombe constituency. Wycombe constituency contains about three fifths of the voters in the District as a whole, with the remainder coming from the Aylesbury, Beaconsfield and Buckingham parliamentary constituencies. The respective boundaries are indicated in the Ordnance Survey Election Map below. The pink lines are district boundaries and the black constituencies. Voting papers from […]
The Chancellor presented his Budget to Parliament yesterday. Many of the Budget measures will positively benefit Wycombe, including The abolition of stamp duty land tax on homes under £300,000 for first-time buyers, New financial support for house building over the next five years, Increases in the National Living and National Minimum Wage, Freezing of fuel duty for the eighth year in a row, and Further opportunities for our local NHS to receive additional capital investment. This weblink provides a useful summary of what […]
Although the route of HS2 does not travel through the Wycombe constituency, we will be affected by construction. HS2 will intersect the A4010, the emergency route for vehicles travelling to and from the heart and stroke facilities at Wycombe Hospital and the Accident and Emergency Unit at Stoke Mandeville. During questions to the Department for Transport on Thursday 23rd February 2017, I raised this important issue: Mr Steve Baker (Wycombe) (Con) 4. When HS2 Ltd plans to produce a route management improvement and safety plan for […]
If I am re-elected, I will: Demand an NHS Urgent Care Centre at Wycombe Hospital Continue to champion patients’ interests in Parliament and in Wycombe Ask Buckinghamshire County Council to explore buying out Labour’s expensive privately-financed hospitals across the county Campaign to increase local power over local NHS services Support commissioners to bring top-quality care closer to home Nationally, Conservatives have pledged that we will: Continue to increase spending on the NHS, supported by a strong economy, so the NHS […]
Via ShareTheFacts, number three in a series of charts from the Conservative Party: It is undoubtedly true that this Government and the Bank of England have worked together to suppress interest rates and that this is good news in the short term for the many thousands of people carrying too much debt thanks to … excessively low interest rates. It’s crushing savers and it’s why we read Britain’s personal debt mountain hits record high of £1,429,624,000,000 as mortgage approvals soar […]