"We need a rethink – we don't think this is the best use of taxpayers' money." Although Conservative MP David Simmonds is "on the same side" as the Euston protestors by opposing HS2, he disagrees with their methods. #politicslondon |
On #politicslondon this Sunday with @samsimmondsTV : 🔵 David Simmonds MP 🔴 Seema Malhotra MP ⚪ Sheldon Thomas - Founder of Gangsline We'll be discussing HS2, the Met's Gangs Matrix, and London's theatres post COVID. 📺 10am, BBC 1, Sunday 7th February 📺
"There is definitely a piece of catch-up work to be done around that." Conservative MP David Simmonds recognises London is lagging behind on the vaccine, and discusses how hesitancy can be more effectively addressed. #politicslondon |
Conservative MP David Simmonds tells @cathynewman that all government parties feel “shame and frustration” at child poverty rates in the UK - and “serious work” is needed to turn it around.
Asked whether the government understands why some in the north “feel aggrieved" about today's Covid support package announcement, Tory MP David Simmonds tells us it's impossible to have a “one size fits all” for cities across the UK.
“We rejected that argument… we think that the package that has been put in place is a more effective way at supporting families.” Conservative MP David Simmonds explains why he voted against a Commons motion to extend free school meals into the holidays
What plans are there "to mark the successful conclusion of the five-year Syrian resettlement scheme"? asks Tory MP David SimmondsBoris Johnson says the UK can be “incredibly proud” and will continue to “meet our obligations” to those fleeing war #PMQs
Conservative MP & member of the education select committee David Simmonds says Marcus Rashford's letter "was incredibly powerful" but "free school meals, although it's popular....doesn't always get to the ones who are the most vulnerable" #r4Today
“We need to keep the money we get from right to buy sales and we need to change the housing borrowing limits so councils can borrow the money they need.” That’s how david simmonds'>Cllr David Simmonds thinks the council housing crisis could be solved | #newsnight
Effective planning is key to create enough school places says David Simmonds of the Local Government Association