Villiers: Big business must pay their taxes like everyone else

A diverted profits tax comes into effect from today which is designed to ensure that all multi-national businesses pay taxes on the business they do in the UK. The Conservatives have acted to close down loopholes which have meant that some familiar high street brands were paying little or no corporation tax. Conservative candidate for Chipping Barnet, Theresa Villiers said:

Budget 2015: another step on the road to prosperity in Barnet

Theresa Villiers has welcomed today’s Budget as another step on the road to prosperity in her Chipping Barnet constituency. The Conservatives have a plan that is working, and a Budget that works for working people. It shows: 

Supporting equality for women on International Women's Day

Theresa Villiers has been taking part in various events and discussions to mark International Women's Day. These include an event organised by Barnet Council on Friday at its offices in the North London Business Park in Brunswick Park. Here is an extract of her speech on the importance of making progress on equality for women:

Theresa Villiers condemns funding for CAGE

Theresa Villiers, MP for Chipping Barnet, has made a formal complaint to the Charities Commission about the charities who fund the campaign group, CAGE. The group hit the headlines after they praised the individual alleged to be the ISIL terrorist known as ‘Jihadi John’.

Villiers welcomes APPG report on anti-Semitism

Theresa Villiers, MP for Chipping Barnet yesterday attended an event hosted by the Archbishop of Canterbury at Lambeth Palace to launch a report by the All Party Parliamentary Group Against Anti-Semitism on how to combat the rise in anti-Semitic incidents.

Funding Success for Cromer Road Primary School

Theresa Villiers, MP for Chipping Barnet has today welcomed news that the Cromer Road Primary School has been awarded Government funding to renovate and rebuild the school.

Villiers supports Tamil community at event for All Party Parliamentary Group on Tamils

Theresa Villiers was present for the first ever Annual Dinner for the All Party Parliamentary Group on Tamils and the British Tamil Forum. Theresa is a strong supporter of efforts to achieve justice for the Tamil people. Many other Conservatives were there to support the British Tamil community including Lee Scott MP, Bob Blackman MP, Robert Halfon MP, Nick de Bois MP, Gavin Barwell MP, Chris Grayling MP, Roger Evans AM, and Charles Tannock MEP. Nick de Bois read a statement by Prime Minister David Cameron and Chris Grayling, Secretary of State for Justice, gave a speech supporting the Tamil community.

Chipping Barnet MP at Religious Freedom Report Launch

Chipping Barnet MP, Theresa Villiers last week attended the launch of the Open Doors’ Freedom of Religion and the Persecution of Christians Report in the Houses of Parliament.  The report used detailed information to demonstrate that religious persecution of Christians worldwide increased in 2014, particularly in the Middle East and Nigeria.


Theresa Villiers, MP for Chipping Barnet, has warmly welcomed the establishment of a memorial garden in honour of Margaret Thatcher at North London Hospice in Woodside Park. Ms Villiers attended the formal opening of the garden at the weekend by Mike Freer MP and Harvey Thomas. Mr Thomas was Mrs Thatcher’s Director of Communications and is now a resident of High Barnet.