Brooks' speeches, debates interventions and questions to Ministers when he was a Member of Parliament.
Speaking in a debate on domestic violence, Brooks Newmark welcomes moves by the Home Office to redefine domestic violence to include coercive control, he outlines a number of recommendations including better data collection, improving police training and awareness, closing legal loopholes to criminalise coercive control and psychological abuse, more effective prosecutions and focus on a victim-centred approach.
Brooks Newmark backs the Government’s Finance Bill and welcomes the raising of the personal allowance to £10,500 which will take 3.2 million people out of tax altogether and help 26 million families with an extra £800 per year.
Speaking in the Budget debate in the House of Commons, Brooks Newmark welcomes the Budget as a Budget for the makers, the doers, and the savers. He says, “our long-term economic plan is slowly but surely beginning to pay dividends.”
Speaking in the Budget debate, Brooks Newmark welcomes increaaed business confidence which gives business owners confidence to invest and expand their businesses and the rise in the personal allowance to £10,500 which will save up to 3 million individuals £800 per year.
Speaking in Prime Minister’s Questions, Brooks Newmark welcomes the fall in unemployment and in particular youth unemployment and highlights the success of the Braintree youth jobs fair and the work being done to encourage local businesses to hire young people.