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Andrew raises concerns over Armed Forces retention figures

This evening, Andrew spoke in the backbench debate on the Armed Forces Covenant 2016 and raised concerns over recent figures which show that the strength of regular and reserve forces are on the decline.

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Andrew speaks in historical Brexit debate

In today's debate on the triggering of Article 50, Andrew spoke of the importance of global trade and military co-operation after Britain's withdrawal from the European Union.

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Andrew signs Holocaust book of commitment

This week Andrew signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment, and in doing so, pledged his commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day and honoured those who were murdered during the Holocaust, whilst paying tribute to the extraordinary Holocaust survivors who work tirelessly to educate

Andrew supports new Health Ombudsman

This evening, Andrew spoke in the House to welcome the incoming Parliamentary Administration and Health Service Ombudsman, Robert Behrens, and highlighted the importance of the role in bringing accountability to health services.

Andrew asks Defence Secretary about Trident programme

Following news of a failed missile test fire in June 2016, Andrew asked the Secretary of State for Defence to join him in commending the servicemen and women maintaining the UK's at-sea presence. 

Second half of four year Great War Centenary begins

As the Prime Minister's Special Representative for the Centenary of the First World War, Andrew has welcomed two major pieces of work that will contribute to the UK's four year commemoration of the conflict.

Andrew welcomes the new National Funding Formula for schools

Andrew spoke in support of the Education Secretary in the House yesterday, following her announcement of a new National Funding Formula  - a plan for a fairer settlement for schools that will advantage all the comprehensive schools used by his constituents and most of the primaries.