Speeches and Debates
During the last Parliament, Keith Simpson was appointed as a Shadow Foreign Affairs Minister and he spoke in many debates on issues relating to that role as well as local issues such as the Norfolk Unitary Authority, the Broads and the A47.
- Speech17th May 2007
Keith Simpson leads a House of Commons debate about the threatened closure of St Michael's Hospital in Aylsham. Full text of the debate here. read more »
- Speech25th April 2007
Keith Simpson asks if funding of the Broads Authority will take into account the need to enforce its increased powers, calls for local town and parish councils to be represented on the board and calls for concerns raised by local people to be addressed. read more »
- Speech5th February 2007
Following the Minister's statement to the House of Commons about the avian flu outbreak, Keith Simpson raises concerns about media hysteria and asks what is being done to address the real probability that there will be continuing incidents in the future. read more »