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Northern Ireland Committee visits Bombardier Aerospace

With the Trump administration threatening crippling tariffs on the huge Northern Ireland employer, Bombardier Aerospace, the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee today visited the Bombardier site in Belfast to see first hand how damaging such action would have on the Northern Irish economy.

Northern Ireland Committee questions Brexit Minister

This morning the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee questioned Brexit Minister, Robin Walker, about the action being taken by the Government to ensure that Northern Ireland's border with Ireland is front and centre in Brexit negotiations.

During the meeting, Andrew said:

Northern Ireland Committee visits Swiss border

The Northern Ireland Affairs Committee is currently in Basel, Switzerland as part of our inquiry into the Irish border issue. Switzerland, a non-EU member, is a great case study as it borders with four EU member states.

APPG hosts Dame Julie Moore

The APPG on Clinical Leadership and Management today met with the Chief Executive of University Hospitals Birmingham, Dame Julie Moore, who provided a fantastic insight into NHS recruitment.

Northern Ireland Committee visits Ireland

This week the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee met with officials in Dublin, Ireland and Newry, Northern Ireland as we commenced our inquiry into the Irish land border.

Andrew commented:

Andrew holds Commons debate on university vice chancellors' salaries

Having resigned from the Court of the University of Bath in August in response to figures revealing that Bath's Vice Chancellor was the highest paid (£451,000) in the UK, Andrew called for a Commons debate on the wider issue of vice chancellors' pay. 

Andrew visits Hurricane Response HQ

Andrew was briefed by Team Rubicon in the humanitarian relief charity's Chilmark Ops room on Thursday on its volunteers' deployment to the hurricane ravaged Caribbean.