Don Foster MP

Don Foster MP - 90/268 - Bath's #1 Supporter

Don Foster signs EDM 1775:INCOME INEQUALITY

August 18, 2023 by admin in News

Don Foster signed EDM 1775:

That this House notes the findings of the Equality Trust that societies with smaller income differences between rich and poor have fewer health and social problems, such as teenage births, violence, mental illness and drug abuse; further notes that such societies have higher levels of trust between citizens and more social mobility; and therefore encourages the Government to promote policies that reduce income inequality.

Don Foster signs EDM 1806: TIGERTIME CAMPAIGN

August 18, 2023 by admin in News

Don Foster signed EDM 1806 that states:

That this House commends the work of the artist and conservationist David Shepherd on his 80th birthday and notes the launch of his worldwide movement to save the tiger in the wild, TigerTime; expresses its backing for the wider aims of TigerTime; supports the first major TigerTime initiative which is to call on the government of China to demonstrably increase its enforcement work to suppress the trade in illegal tiger parts, including greater use of covert surveillance and intelligence-led targeting and prosecution of key organised criminals, consistent with Wen Jiabao’s statement at the International Tiger Forum; and calls for concerted international action to secure the world’s tiger population for future generations.

Don Foster signs EDM1604: ROYAL COMMISSION ON POLICING

August 18, 2023 by admin in News

Don Foster has signed EDM 1604 that states:

That this House believes the recent publication of the Winsor Review of police terms and conditions (Part 1) and the Hutton Review of public sector pensions demonstrate fragmentary and disconnected approach to reform of the police service; and calls for a Royal Commission on policing to establish precisely what is required by the British Police to ensure that it continues to deliver a service to the public that is fit for purpose.