Westminster News

Andy writes to Ofcom on BBC regional funding cuts

Dear Dame Melanie, I am writing to you as Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Media regarding Ofcom’s responsibility to act on behalf of licence fee payers, by holding the BBC to account for the way in which it fulfils its mission and purposes, as set out in its Royal Charter.

Andy responds to BBC regional media cuts

Yesterday, it was announced that the BBC will be making to make significant numbers of staff working on its regional programmes in England redundant as part of cost-cutting measures, following a global pandemic which has severely impacted the television broadcaster.

Global Free Trade boost for UK amid Coronavirus Pandemic

This week the Government announced the UK’s new tariff regime, the UK Global Tariff (UKGT). This is a flagship moment and will replace the Common External Tariff on 1 January 2021 at the end of the Transition Period.

Andy reacts to the Budget announcements

People living and working across Warrington will benefit from the Budget as the Conservatives deliver on the promises made to the British people; investment in infrastructure, the NHS and public services across the region.

Andy's First week in Westminster

After a momentous first week in Westminster, Warrington South's new Conservative MP answered a few questions for the Warrington Guardian about life in the House of Commons: