Westminster News

Oliver Chairs School Debating Competition as Queens’ School Reaches Final

Oliver chaired a debate between Queens’ School, Bushey and Kings Langley School as part of the 8th Watford Inter-School Debating Cup.

The two schools debated the merits of building houses on green belt land, with Queens’ arguing in favour of the greater use of green belt land.

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.