APPG Infrastructure Blog: Autumn Statement

As Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Infrastructure, Andrew Jones MP, writes regular blogs for the Institution of Civil Engineers. There is always a sense of anticipation across Westminster before one of the great set pieces. This was no exception. The House was heaving. This Autumn Statement was going to set the tone andContinue reading “APPG Infrastructure Blog: Autumn Statement”

MP sets out stance on IPSA festive ruling

The Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (IPSA) have set out guidance for festive celebrations which can be claimed on MPs expenses.  The independent body has published guidance which states that MPs can use their discretion to claim for festive decorations for their office.  Further guidance sets out that food and drink for festive office events wouldContinue reading MP sets out stance on IPSA festive ruling

Have your say on how anti-social behaviour offenders make amends in North Yorkshire and York

Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Zoë Metcalfe, in partnership with North Yorkshire Police, is consulting with the public on a new list of Community Remedy options – options that will provide victims of low-level crime and anti-social behaviour with a say in how offenders should be held to account.  The Community Remedy process supports theContinue reading “Have your say on how anti-social behaviour offenders make amends in North Yorkshire and York”