Westminster News

Backing Macmillan Cancer Support

Oliver last week dropped into the Macmillan Cancer Support coffee morning at Conservative Party conference to show his support for the charity.

Speaking later in the day, Oliver said: ‘It was a pleasure to go to Macmillan’s coffee morning this year.

Frustration over Oyster Extension Delay

Oliver and Grant Shapps, MP for Welwyn Hatfield, convened a meeting with the Rail Minister, Jo Johnson MP, last month for an update on the promised extension of Oyster to Potters Bar, Radlett and Welwyn Hatfield by the end of 2018.

Oliver Pushes Barclays on Local Branch Closure

Oliver Dowden, Member of Parliament for Hertsmere, last week convened a meeting with representatives from Barclays Bank to raise his objections to the closure of their Bushey branch.

Oliver Stands With Constituents Against Anti-Semitism

On Monday, Oliver showed his solidarity with protesters against anti-Semitism when he attended the event in Parliament Square organised by the Jewish Leadership Council.

The event attracted hundreds of people, including parliamentarians from all the main parties.

Promotion in Government Reshuffle

Oliver was today promoted to the position of Parliamentary Secretary, a minister at the Cabinet Office, in the Prime Minister’s most recent reshuffle.