Police
Arlesdene nursery and childrens centre
Keep it Local
Charles lays a tribute at the Liberator Memorial in Cheshunt
Charles Walker MP
Cheshunt Community Hospital
Start of construction of the Olympic White Water Course
Torch Relay with John Fuller
Presenting the UCC petition to Parliament
Save our Urgent Care Centre public meeting
Save our Urgent Care Centre march

Charles Walker moves motion to encourage better informed debate

In his role of Chairman of the Procedure Committee, Charles Walker moves a motion to permit explanatory statements to amendments to Bills, as a short explanation will enable better informed debate. [read more] about Charles Walker moves motion to encourage better informed debate

Charles Walker calls for more reservoirs to preserve rivers from over abstraction

Charles Walker MP speaking in the House of Commons

Speaking in a debate on water industry infrastructure, Charles Walker calls for more reservoirs in the east and south-east of England to preserve our rivers from over abstraction and enable water companies to store water when it is abundant. [read more] about Charles Walker calls for more reservoirs to preserve rivers from over abstraction

Charles Walker questions high costs of HS2

Speaking during a debate on the High Speed Rail (Preparation) Bill, Charles Walker questions whether consideration has been given to increasing passenger capacity on the east and west coast lines without the vast costs associated with HS2. [read more] about Charles Walker questions high costs of HS2

Transparency of Lobbying Bill

Speaking during a Committee Stage debate on the Transparency of Lobbying Bill, Charles Walker highlights the need for charities and other organisations to engage with the main political parties in the run up to the election. He expresses his concerns that this valuable level of political engagement could be suppressed by this Bill.

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Charles Walker proposes an end to filibustering

Charles Walker presents the findings of the Procedure Committee report on Private Members' Bills. The Committee proposes the introduction of timetabling for Bills introduced by back bench MPs to prevent the tactic of filibustering - where an MP can prevent the passage of a Bill by speaking at length so that it runs out of time.

Mr Walker said the reforms are not intended to make it easier for a Private Member's Bill to become law, but to ensure that "serious legislation propositions are treated seriously".

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