Westminster News

Leo introduces Bill to protect armed forces from spurious legal accusations

Leo said: "The spurious legal pursuit of our armed forces and veterans must end once and for all. That's why this week in the House of Commons I introduced a Bill which would ensure that the UK derogates from the European Convention on Human Rights prior to deploying troops on combat operations.

Leo joins NRN UK and UKFS to present census petition to Prime Minister

Leo said: "I had the immense pleasure yesterday of accompanying the Non-Resident Nepalese Association UK, supported by the UK-Nepal Friendship Society, to submit a petition to Prime Minister Theresa May. I wholeheartedly commend and support their request to include a dedicated Nepali entry on the

Leo meets with Aldershot's The Queen's Own Gurkha Logistic Regiment

Leo said: "I was absolutely honoured to receive a Kukri from Aldershot's The Queen's Own Gurkha Logistic Regiment today in Parliament. I also had the opportunity to talk about the magnificent service and courage of those in The Gurkha Brigade Association of the British Army.

Leo welcomes local author Murray Rowlands to Parliament

Leo said: "I was very pleased to be able to welcome local author Murray Rowlands to Parliament this week. I had the pleasure of hearing about his new book, 'Hampshire at War 1939-1945', which was released earlier this year."

Leo asks Minister about encouraging young people to participate in sport

Leo said: "I believe it's vital that young people remain active, and that's why I support schemes like The Daily Mile UK - helping children get fit by running or jogging for 15 minutes a day. I asked Jeremy Wright MP, Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps his depart

Army Welcome Home Parade

I was delighted to attend today's Army Welcome Home Parade at the Houses of Parliament. I met with members of 4th Battalion, The Rifles, based here in the constituency Aldershot, along with over 10 other soldiers who have recently returned from operations overseas.

Aldershot Police Officers in Parliament

I was delighted to host Aldershot PCs Mark Allison and Jack Alexander today - both recipients of the National Police Bravery Award. Thank you for keeping our community safe!

Scots Guards visit Parliament

A great team of serving Scots Guardsmen came to see me in the House of Commons today - happily Doorkeeper Matt Hay was with me to meet old friends...