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Mullivaikkal Genocide Remembrance Day

To mark 11 years since the culmination of Sri Lanka's brutal civil war, Bob recorded the following video message for the Mullivaikkal Genocide Remembrance Day.

Watch the video on Facebook.

 

Bob contributes to debate on the Fire Safety Bill

Speaking during a debate on the Fire Safety Bill, Bob made a number of suggestions to improve the Bill. While he emphasised the need for such a Bill and hoped for its quick passage through the legislative process, he also noted several concerns that needed to be resolved.

Bob asks Leader of the House for update on help for small businesses

Speaking to the Leader of the House Jacob Rees-Mogg, Bob noted the efforts made by the Treasury to offer support during the coronavirus pandemic but enquired about greater support for small businesses, some of whom have have felt left behind by the Government's actions so far.

Bob enquires about help for domestic abuse victims in court

Speaking remotely via video call in the new 'virtual' Parliament for the first time, Bob asked the Attorney General what help can be given to victims of domestic abuse to ensure they feel safe when giving evidence and not fear reprisals.

Bob enquires about protections for oil and gas industry

In Parliament, Bob asked the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Scotland what measures could be introduced to ensure the oil and gas industry is protected as Britain moves towards a carbon neutral future.

Bob enquires about support for self-employed parents

During a debate on financial support for the self-employed, Bob asked the Chief Secretary to the Treasury to look at support for families where one parent is an NHS worker and the other is self-employed and cannot look after their children who have been sent home from school, as they will not be