I’m generally based in London during the week - in this section I share some of the main activities I’m involved in at Westminster. For my thoughts on how that’s all going have a read of my Blog.

Matters currently reserved to the Westminster Parliament include foreign and defence policy, fiscal and economic policy, immigration and nationality, energy, broadcasting, Post Offices, social security, Child Support Agency, Tax Credits and pensions.

You can always read my contributions to the House in Hansard or watch them on Parliament TV.

 

My Work For You at Westminster

Tommy Sheppard
16 November 2017
Tommy's Blog
My work for you in Westminster
I know how difficult it can be to not only keep up with what is happening as Brexit proceeds, but to understand the antiquated political systems that make up the UK parliament. So I will be sharing regular updates as the Bill makes its way through parliament.  As you may be aware, the Bill entered its committee stage this week in the House of Commons. That means MPs debate specific aspects of the...
Tommy Sheppard
07 November 2017
My work for you in Westminster
My monthly column in the Edinburgh Evening News was a good chance to go into a bit more detail on the fracking ban in Scotland. I'm delighted we've reached this point - if you feel the same have a read here. I took part in the debate on devolved powers in Westminster Hall. Tory MP Stephen Kerr appeared to call this debate simply to have a go at the SNP. So I wanted to set the record straight ...
Tommy Sheppard
25 October 2017
My work for you in Westminster
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On the back of the Scottish Parliament voting to ban fracking, I asked Theresa May to consider a moratorium in the rest of the UK. She's as out of touch on this as she is on so many other things. ...
Tommy Sheppard
18 October 2017
My work for you in Westminster
Contributions
Oh dear, I seem to have upset Stirling Tory MP Stephen Kerr in the debate on devolved powers.
 
Tommy Sheppard
16 September 2017
My work for you in Westminster
Contributions

I presented a petition on the system of obtaining permanent residence certification. As you can see here, members of parliament from other parties are clearly not as concerned about the difficulties facing many people trying to guarantee their right to live in the UK.