Westminster News

Anne Main MP calls for business rate review in pubs debate.

On Tuesday, Anne Main MP held a debate in Parliament to argue for the revision of the business rates system that affects small businesses on the high street. This important debate is part of Anne’s longstanding campaign to stand up for the pubs and small businesses of St Albans.

Anne Main MP Report

Dear Constituent,

I would like to wish you a happy New Year and I hope you enjoyed a peaceful Christmas. The year has flown by with so much happening in our country and across the world.

More money needed for our schools, says Anne Main MP

Yesterday in Parliament, St Albans MP Anne Main led a debate on school funding. Mrs Main called the debate and made the opening speech on an important issue. Anne’s speech pressed for more money to go into education ahead of the Chancellor’s budget next week.

Thameslink fiasco must not be repeated, says Anne Main MP

Yesterday in Parliament Anne Main met with rail minister, Jo Johnson for an update on Thameslink services from St Albans. The St Albans MP shared the concerns of many of her constituents about the possible delays that could be caused by further planned timetable changes in December.

Parliament needs British Bangladeshi Tory MP, says Anne Main MP

St Albans MP Anne Main has said she would like to see a British Bangladeshi Conservative MP in the House of Commons. Mrs Main, who is president of the Conservative Friends of Bangladesh, was speaking at the CFoB’s annual dinner in London last week.

Anne Main: Thameslink must improve or they’ll hit the buffers

Last night, Anne Main met again with transport secretary, Chris Grayling and rail minister, Jo Johnson to express the frustration and anger of her constituents over the ongoing disruption on the Thameslink rail service. ‘This was another heated meeting’ Mrs Main said.

Train shambles unacceptable, says Anne Main MP

St Albans MP Anne Main met with the transport secretary Chris Grayling yesterday during a heated meeting on Thameslink rail service. The meeting follows the considerable disruption suffered by St Albans commuters served by Thameslink since the timetable change on the 20th May.