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The Westminster attack – statement from Theresa Villiers MP

In the aftermath of the attack on Westminster yesterday, which saw a policeman murdered while defending Parliament, two bystanders also killed, and dozens injured on Westminster Bridge, Theresa Villiers MP has released the following statement.

MP campaigns to protect green fields at Whalebones

Responding to the announcement by the owners of Whalebones in High Barnet that they intend to seek planning permission to build new homes on this green field site, Theresa Villiers MP has confirmed her opposition to these plans and is campaigning to protect the land from development.

Help for high streets: Theresa gets key safeguards into Budget

Theresa Villiers MP, a long-term supporter of small business in Barnet, has welcomed key safeguards outlined in the Budget today regarding business rates. She has also welcomed concessions from the Chancellor on his proposed changes to the way self-employed people and small businesses submit their tax returns.

Villiers speaks out on plight of women in Iran

At an event in the House of Commons hosted by the Parliamentary Committee on Iran Freedom to mark the forthcoming International Women's Day next week, Theresa Villiers MP made a speech expressing grave concern about the situation faced by women in Iran. She said:

Villiers visits Israel and the West Bank

Chipping Barnet MP, Theresa Villiers, was part of a delegation of MPs who visited Israel and the West Bank from 12th to 17th February. The trip included meetings with ministers, members of the Knesset, journalists, academics, voluntary organisations and business figures.

Work begins on fibre broadband upgrade for High Barnet and Underhill

The Rt Hon Theresa Villiers, Member of Parliament for Chipping Barnet, has welcomed the news that work is scheduled to begin next week on Virgin Media’s Project Lightning broadband upgrade to Barnet. Homes in some areas may begin receiving the service as early as summer 2017. 

Villiers speaks up in Parliament on animal welfare

At Prime Minister's Questions on Wednesday 8th February 2017, Chipping Barnet MP Theresa Villiers spoke about how, as we take back control over our own laws, Brexit offers a key opportunity to strengthen our animal welfare legislation:

Theresa takes questions on Trump from Pavilion students

Theresa Villiers, MP for Chipping Barnet, met students and teachers at The Pavilion on Friday. The school, whose motto is ‘Education is Freedom’, is a pupil referral unit which teaches young people who, for a range of different reasons, are not able to take part in mainstream education.