Speeches in Parliament

Matthew raises protest concerns with Home Secretary

Following demonstrations in London over the tragic death of George Floyd in the United States, Home Secretary Priti Patel gave a statement in the House of Commons.

See Matthew’s contribution above. 

Delivering for Hendon: Matthew welcomes 2020 Budget

Matthew has welcomed today’s budget which delivers on many of the pledges made in the 2019 Conservative Manifesto. The 2020 budget, the first in two years and delivered by new Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak, outlined the government’s tax and spending plans for the year.

Matthew raises Hendon schools funding in Parliament

During a debate in Parliament, Matthew raised concerns about school funding. Matthew stated that despite rising standards and more children in good and outstanding schools, more may need to be done to address recent cost pressures.

The full text of Matthew's contribution is below. 

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.