Andrew Bridgen highlights the work at Rolls-Royce on the development of small modular nuclear reactors and asks the Secretary of State what support the Government are giving to Rolls-Royce to develop this technology.
Following the Urgent Question on Saudi Arabia’s use of the death penalty and the recent spike in the number of executions taking place, Andrew Bridgen seeks a commitment that the UK Government will continue to push for progress in Saudi Arabia on all areas of human rights, including the death penalty, women’s rights and freedom of religion or belief.
Following the statement on Nazir Afzal OBE’s independent cultural review of London Fire Brigade, Andrew Bridgen highlights the fact that it is not only a failing of management, but also of the Fire Brigades Union, which should have looked after the interests of all its members.
Responding to a Government statement on the impact of the proposed reductions in BBC local radio provision, Andrew Bridgen highlights the perception that the BBC is London-focused, London-centric and out of touch with the sentiment of the public outside the capital and raises concerns that further reductions in regional services will only exacerbate that perception.
Following a statement on the Government’s decision to agree to a six-month contract extension to allow Avanti West Coast to deliver its improvement plan, Andrew Bridgen seeks assurances that services will not deteriorate again if the contract is extended beyond then.