Geeta Guru-Murthy interviewed me earlier today on the BBC News Channel about the Confidence Vote last night and what it means for Boris Johnson. I was also interviewed by Darren McCaffrey of GB News.
I sat in on their 10am to Noon show on GB News discussing the impending Confidence Vote in the PM. Here are the edited highlights.
In a short debate in the House of Commons this morning (26th May) Michael Fabricant said “Like the Honourable Lady opposite, I have also worked in the broadcast industry. Subject to certain strict conditions, I support the sale of Channel 4. “But would my Rt Hon Friend, the Secretary of State, confirm that any sell-off […]
In the House of Commons earlier today (Wednesday 25th May), Michael Fabricant questioned the Prime Minister on the report from Sue Gray. Michael asked: “I understand the outrage and anger of people in Lichfield and Burntwood and elsewhere, and indeed the Honourable Gentleman opposite (a Labour MP), who have lost loved ones. “But I […]
Following Michael Fabricant’s visit to Lichfield Food Bank (see this) he contacted both the Treasury and the Department of Work and Pensions pointing out that with inflation now running at 9% there is an urgent need to increase benefits now for those on low incomes. He has also contacted Lichfield District Council asking for flexibility […]
Michael Fabricant today (Friday 20th May) met with two refugees in Lichfield from the war in Ukraine and had a special message from Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, to give them. “It was lovely to meet Nataliia and her host Diana Shore from Lichfield along with another Ukrainian refugee, Oksana being hosted by another family” says […]
I had a very useful meeting with the Chair and other volunteers of Lichfield Foodbank on Saturday. We agreed a number of practical steps that can be taken to reduce foodbank usage which while low – around only 0.5% in the City of Lichfield – ought to be lower, if non existent. In particular, at […]
“I always like giving Lichfield, the Cathedral, and the Lichfield Festival a plug to stimulate tourism and business and I was able to do so today in Church Commissioner Questions in the House of Commons” says Michael Fabricant. “I had tabled a question: ‘To ask the Hon. Member for South West Bedfordshire, representing the Church […]
Michael Fabricant has been “sanctioned” by the Russian Foreign Ministry along with 286 other MPs and former Members of Parliament. Raising the matter in the House of Commons with the Speaker immediately following Prime Minister’s Questions, Michael asked: “The Interfax news agency in Moscow under an hour ago announced that the Foreign Ministry of the […]
MPs throughout the UK were able to see the best of Staffordshire at a Staffordshire Day Exhibition on 26th April at the House of Commons. “There were numerous companies from throughout Staffordshire including the Staffordshire Griddle company operating a foundry in Stoke on Trent, a chocolate company from Cannock, and the Staffordshire Wildlife Trust” says […]