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Matthew reassures local Romanian community over Brexit

Matthew was pleased to visit the congregation at the Maretul Har, Romanian Evangelical Church in Edgware. The visit provided an opportunity to see how the church brings together people whose family originated in Romania but who have made Edgware their home.

Matthew celebrates World Book Day

Matthew is supporting World Book Day’s national ‘Share a Story’ campaign, encouraging parents and carers to read with their children for ten minutes a day. 

SUCCESS! Matthew welcomes ban on Hezbollah

"I am absolutely delighted that the Home Secretary has taken the decision to proscribe the Hezbollah organisation in full, something I have repeatedly been calling for since 2015.

Matthew condemns rise in anti-Semitism

A debate on anti-Semitism in British society was held in the House of Commons Chamber on Wednesday 20th February after Matthew asked the Leader of the House, Andrea Leadsom, to allow time to do so.

Matthew raises Urgent Question with Home Secretary on Shamima Begum

Matthew has asked an urgent question to the Home Office on UK nationals returning from Syria.

The urgent question follows recent media reports of Shamima Begum, a UK national wishing to return to the UK after leaving for Syria in 2015 to join Daesh. 

Matthew helps re-open Hendon restaurant

Matthew was delighted to visit the popular Hendon restaurant Kiplings for their grand re-opening. As an enthusiastic cook of Indian food himself, he was keen to get some tips from the chefs in the kitchen.

Matthew supports amendment to EU Deal

The impasse over the EU Withdrawal Agreement prompted me over the weekend to support an amendment to try and move the deal forward. My opponents have consistently attempted to portray me as someone who wants a ‘hard’ Brexit but such assertions are dishonest and untrue.