Steve Brine MP

for Winchester & Chandler's Ford

17 JAN 2018

World Watch List published by Open Doors

Steve Brine joined MP and colleagues in Parliament on Wednesday 17th January as Open Doors released their 2018 World Watch List. The World Watch List is Open Doors' annual ranking of the 50 countries where Christians experience the most extreme persecution. Published every January, it is a unique, ...


21 DEC 2017

Steve Brine backs boost to police funding

Steve Brine has welcomed today's news of a substantial £450 million increase in police funding across England and Wales. This includes up to an additional £270 million in police force budgets, so individual forces have the resources they need to respond to changes in demand. Police fund...


21 DEC 2017

Steve Brine welcomes new funding to protect post offices

The Conservative government has announced £370 million to extend opening hours, cut queue times and protect rural branches. The funding brings the total invested in the Post Office network since 2010 to £2 billion, and will secure the future of the network. Steve Brine has welcomed thi...


14 DEC 2017

Steve Brine welcomes strengthened animal welfare laws

Steve Brine has welcomed news that a new law will ensure animal abusers are jailed for up to 5 years and animal sentience is reflected in domestic law, under plans published by the Environment Secretary, Michael Gove. The Government has published a draft bill which would increase the maximum prison...


12 DEC 2017

Peter Symonds students visit Parliament

Steve Brine hosted a group of sixth-formers in Parliament on Tuesday 12th December as Peter Symonds students visited the House. They took in a tour of the Palace of Westminster, and experienced Parliament's Education service, before having a Q&A session with Steve. The Winchester MP said: "I e...


11 DEC 2017

Steve Brine welcomes transformation in reading standards

Steve Brine MP has welcomed the announcement that reforms to the national curriculum have seen the best reading standards in England for over 15 years. In 2010 the government announced that all schools would be required to use phonics to teach children to read. Since then, England has risen to join...


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NHS Blood Cancer Care (17 Jan 2018)
Steve Brine: What a good point. I love the term “survivorship”, which we often hear. It is probably an Americanism, but it is one of ours now. It is a great term because it suggests a positive: we have survived and we will continue to survive and to fight. My officials do not like me using the term “to fight cancer”, but I do think that it is a battle, and a constant battle....

NHS Blood Cancer Care (17 Jan 2018)
Steve Brine: I thank the hon. Member for Central Ayrshire for that point. I might have to come back to her on it, so that—as is only fair, and bearing in mind the Chair’s point—I am able to cover some of the other points that Members raised in their speeches. My hon. Friend the Member for Crawley said that he would be sending a copy of his report to his local CCG, and I would echo his...

NHS Blood Cancer Care (17 Jan 2018)
Steve Brine: It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Wilson—I believe it is the first time that we have danced in such a way. I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Crawley (Henry Smith) on securing this debate on an issue that I know he feels passionately about, and I commend him for his work chairing the all-party group. We all come to the House with our motivations and...


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