Following the statement on the Home Officer response to the Operation Midland Rerport, Sir Mike Penning raises concerns that Her Majesty’s inspectorate of constabulary and fire and rescue services does not have the powers to sanction police officers where malpractice is found to have taken place.
Sir Mike Penning tells MPs that trust is the most important thing in any democracy and any party, that is elected on a manifesto to leave the EU, that does not honour that cannot be trusted again in government.
Sir Mike Penning speaks in a debate on roadside recovery and red lights, backing calls for a halt to the current roll-out of smart motorways and to allow the use of red lights by the roadside recovery industry.
Sir Mike Penning calls on NICE to re-examine how it calculates value for money when making the decision on Orkambi to ensure the full cost to the NHS of not buying the drug in lung transplants, physical and mental health is taken into consideration.
Sir Mike Penning calls on the Government to put pressure on the Northern Ireland political parties to progress negotiations and restore devolution and, if they are unable to, warn that there will be direct rule.