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Charles Walker backs proposals for English votes for English laws

Charles Walker backs the proposals for English votes for English laws as the most practical solution to a complex problem and attempts to redress the imbalance created by devolution which has resulted in MPs from Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland having a say in legislation affecting England only. [read more] about Charles Walker backs proposals for English votes for English laws

Charles Walker leads debate in support of London’s Black Cab trade

Charles Walker calls for London’s taxi regulations to be properly enforced to ensure the city’s licensed and regulated black cab taxi drivers, who have invested heavily to learn the ‘knowledge’ and comply with strict safety regulations, do not lose out to newcomers exploiting lax regulatory enforcement and brazenly ignoring the rules. [read more] about Charles Walker leads debate in support of London’s Black Cab trade

English votes on English laws

As Chairman of the Procedure Committee, Charles Walker outlines areas that he would like the committee to consider in relation to the English votes on English Laws issue and the arrangements being put in place to decide whether a particular Bill, or part of a Bill, relates to England only. [read more] about English votes on English laws

Charles Walker leads debate on deaths in mental health settings

Charles Walker leads a Parliamentary debate on deaths in mental health detention and the lack of a mechanism for independent investigation of those deaths that occur within the NHS. [read more] about Charles Walker leads debate on deaths in mental health settings

Charles Walker calls on companies to recognise the importance of employees’ mental well-being

Charles Walker MP speaking in the House of Commons

Speaking in a debate on mental health and unemployment, Charles Walker calls on the Government to find a way to encourage employers to recognise that the mental well-being of their employees is just as important as their physical well-being. He calls on companies that have a workplace mental health policy to speak out to encourage other companies to do the same. [read more] about Charles Walker calls on companies to recognise the importance of employees’ mental well-being

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