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Statement on Dominic Cummings

The past two months have been an extraordinary time for all of us. Being subjected to a ‘lockdown’ is not something most of us could imagine - and certainly not combined with a fear that if anyone broke it they would put people’s lives at risk.

Matthew delighted at good news for Pentavia site

Matthew has warmly welcomed the announcement by Amazon that it has purchased the former Pentavia Retail Park site in Mill Hill. This means the proposed construction of 844 rental flats will not go ahead.

Matthew welcomes delay on automatic organ donation

Matthew has been pressing the Government to delay the implementation of national guidelines on organ donation until after the restrictions of the Coronavirus national emergency have been lifted. 

Matthew welcomes suspension of local parking restrictions

Matthew has welcomed an announcement by Barnet Council of changes to parking restrictions due to the Coronavirus pandemic. This is to assist residents who are now remaining at home and those who may visit self-isolators or the vulnerable who are not able to go out. 

Matthew asks PM to take action to prevent 'quick profits' on essential items

Matthew has been contacted by several constituents regarding concerns that some retailers are using the current coronavirus epidemic to increase the prices of essential items. Such actions are not only distasteful but also reprehensible, particularly when undertaken by trusted institutions.