12th December 2017
Charles Walker MP speaking in the House of Common, 12 Dec 2017

Charles Walker proposes amendments that would create a new European Statutory Instruments Committee - or ‘sifting committee’ - which would have the job of sifting negative statutory instruments proposed under the Bill by looking at each and recommending which require a debate and a vote in the House of Commons before they became law.

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8th December 2017
Charles Walker MP speaking in the House of Commons, 7 December 2017

Charles Walker calls on the Government to ensure that leaving the Commons Fisheries Policy enables us to better manage our sea bass stocks ensuring access for both commercial and recreational fishermen. He also calls on the Chair of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee to look at proposals to make bass a recreational species only.

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18th October 2017
Charles Walker MP speaking in the House of Commons, 18 October 2017

Following an announcement of a consultation on introducing regulation of property agents, Charles Walker calls on the Government to also look at better protecting tenant deposits by letting tenants choose which scheme to use to protect their deposit.

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7th September 2017
Charles Walker MP speaking in Westminster Hall, 6th September 2017

Speaking in a debate on proposals to ban letting agent fees to tenants, Charles Walker welcomes moves to landlords to fund searches and referencing and calls on the Government to go further and require independent check-in and check-out so that the person checking the inventory does not have a direct financial involvement.

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19th July 2017
Speaking in the House of Commons, 19 July 2017

Charles Walker leads a Parliamentary debate on the very real threat to the Lea Valley glasshouse industry represented by Veolia’s proposals for a 350,000 tonne incinerator in Ratty’s Lane. He also raises the unacceptable situation where Hertfordshire County Council is both the sponsor of the incinerator and the determining authority, and would have to pay a break-up fee of £1.2 million if it does not determine in Veolia’s favour.

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17th July 2017

Charles Walker highlights the importance of Parliamentary debates as the foundation of democracy in UK and calls on the Government to be generous and magnanimous.

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