Peter Aldous, co-chair of the State Pension Inequality for Women All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG), publishes the APPG submission to the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman (PHSO) investigation into communication of changes to women’s State Pension age.
With health and care services in Norfolk and Waveney under unprecedented pressure, people are being urged to use services wisely and to look after themselves and others this New Year and over the bank holiday.
Booster COVID-19 vaccinations are only available by booking an appointment online or calling 119. Thousands of appointments have been added and more are added daily to the national booking system so please look and book your jab now.
Peter Aldous MP, Chair of the Counties All-Party Parliamentary Group, has written to the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities to make the case for councils to be able to decide themselves whether to hold meetings remotely.
Peter Aldous welcomes the joint fisheries statement but raises concerns among East Anglian inshore fishermen that the bureaucratic burden being imposed with regard to vessel testing stability, inshore vessel monitoring and the under-10-metre catch app is disproportionate and unrealistic.
Speaking in the debate on the Second Reading of the Building Safety Bill, Peter Aldous tables an amendment to add “the protection of property” to the role of the new Building Safety Regulator; as property protection measures, such as sprinklers, would provide greater safety for people, including firefighters, and more sustainable buildings.
Peter Aldous is optimistic about the future economic prospects for East Anglia but raises concerns that the Government's levelling-up strategy fails to take into account the challenges faced in many coastal, rural and urban communities in the region.