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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20th April 2017
Charles Walker MP speaking in the House of Commons, 20 April 2017

Charles Walker pledges that, if returned after the June 8th General Election, he will continue to pursue the "appalling" Veolia over its Ratty's Lane planning application

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29th March 2017
Speaking in the House of Commons

The Speaker of the House of Commons has demanded an apology from Veolia as a result of the company providing incorrect information to Charles Walker on the number of HGV movements a day that would result from the Ratty's Lane incinerator. The company had said they proposed 212 HGV movements a day but in fact it will be 268 HGV movements a day.

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23rd March 2017
Speaking in the House of Commons

Charles Walker leads a Parliamentary debate on the conduct of Veolia in making a planning application for an incinerator at Rye House, Fieldes Lock in Hoddesdon.

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