James speaks on a wide range of issues that relate to Braintree and surrounding areas.
Speaking in Prime Minister’s Questions, James Cleverly calls on the PM to highlight the very real connection between recreational drug usage and gangs and knife crime which is doing so much damage to young people on our streets.
James Cleverly speaks in a debate on the Third Reading of the Private Member’s Bill to outlaw Female Genital Mutilation and calls on the Government send a clear message the religious and cultural sensitivities cannot and must not be used as a shield to hide behind when practices such as this are being discussed.
Speaking in a debate on the Trade Bill, James Cleverly seeks a commitment from the Government that it will always drive down tariff barriers where possible while protecting UK industries from unfair and distorted competition from overseas.
Speaking in a debate ahead of the annual vote required for Parliament to give its consent to the existence of the armed forces, James Cleverly highlights recruitment difficulties and calls for the recruitment process to be speeded up and welcomes the fact that now all roles in the military are open to both men and women.