Alok Sharma welcomes the Budget as a Budget for business, young people and investment in infrastructure. He also highlights the importance of staying in a stronger, safer, better-off, reformed European Union.
Alok Sharma leads a Parliamentary debate calling for a change in the law to toughen up sentencing for those convicted of death by dangerous driving backing the campaign by constituents Tracey Fidler and Hayley Lindsay whose fiancés Kris Jarvis and John Morland were killed by a dangerous driving last year.
Speaking in Prime Minister’s Questions, Alok Sharma calls on the PM to ensure that Reading Borough Council, which recently received a damning report from Ofsted, does more to help struggling schools under its control.
Speaking in the House of Commons, Alok Sharma welcomes measures to create a fairer tax system. He particularly welcomes the new Diverted Profits Tax which is aimed at multi-national companies that artificially move their profits offshore to avoid paying UK tax.
Speaking in a Parliamentary debate on the AEA Technology pension scheme and the information which members were given when they transferred their entitlements, Alok Sharma calls for compensation for scheme members who have lost out.
Alok Sharma welcomes Government efforts to increase trade with Commonwealth countries and calls for discussions to be held with Commonwealth countries alongside any renegotiation of our relationship with the EU.