Update: Mesothelioma & the LASPO Act

In a short debate in Westminster Hall yesterday, Tracey and Parliamentary colleagues raised their concerns over the implementation of aspects of the Legal Aid, Sentencing & Punishment of Offenders (LASPO) Act 2012 and specifically, how it will impact on mesothelioma sufferers pursuing compensation.

Tracey Supports Big Energy Savings Week

Tracey is supporting Big Energy Savings Week 2014, which takes place between 27th-31st January and aims to help over 100,000 consumers save energy and reduce their bills.

Help Georgina Fund a Community Defibrillator

My staff often go above and beyond the call of duty; they stay late, work weekends and sometimes do personal chores for me without a grumble. But Georgina, who works in my Chatham office, is doing something incredible in support of my campaign to get defibrillators into as many schools and community centres as possible – she is running the London Marathon to raise funds for the next defib!

Tracey Supports Maidstone Rebels Wheelchair Basketball Club

Tracey recently joined the Maidstone Rebels Wheelchair Basketball Club at their first home match of the year in Aylesford and encourages anybody who may be interested in playing or sponsoring the team to please get in touch.

Tracey Speaks Up for Mesothelioma Sufferers

Yesterday Tracey sought to amend the Mesothelioma Bill before Parliament, which will introduce a scheme to make it easier for mesothelioma sufferers to access compensation. This is an important issue in Medway which is a “hotspot” for the asbestos-related disease and one that Tracey has been outspoken on, supporting improvements to the Bill designed to benefit suffers of mesothelioma further.

Tracey Responds to Airports Commission’s Interim Report

Today the Airport Commission published its independent Interim Report into airport capacity in the UK, which concludes that there is a need for 1 additional runway to be in operation in the south east of the UK by 2030.

Tracey Welcomes Review into Legal Highs

Tracey has welcomed the Government’s announcement that it will be conducting a review into new psychoactive substances (legal highs) along with the newly published guidance for local authorities on how to tackle “head shops”.