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Andrew opposes Westbury gasification development

Andrew has today written to Wiltshire Council to express his opposition to a planning application to construct an gasification plant in Westbury and an associated waste sorting station.

Northern Ireland Committee Update

What an incredible time to lead the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee! The collapse of the Stormont Executive and the Irish land border issue that is so pivotal to the Brexit negotiations have put NIAC front and centre and required it to work at full tilt.

Andrew asks the Government for action on Stormont

This evening Andrew asked the Northern Ireland Secretary for the Government's forward plan for the budget in Stormont in the midst of ongoing political instability in the region.

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Andrew meets with European Chief Brexit Negotiator

Accompanied by members of the Northern Ireland Affairs Select Committee, Andrew met with the European Union's Chief Brexit Negotiator, Michel Barnier, yesterday to the discuss the issue of the Irish land border during the Committee's visit to Brussels.

Andrew asks Defence Secretary about the future of military housing

Following the news today that infrastructure giant, Carillion, will be entering into liquidation, Andrew asked the Defence Secretary at defence questions what will happen given that the firm's joint venture, CarillionAmey, manages 50,000 military houses and takes 1,500 calls from personnel each d