Westminster News

Mowat welcomes restrictions on use of Legal Aid to sue soldiers

Local MP for Warrington South David Moat has welcomed the announcement by the Justice Secretary of a new Residence Test that would restrict the amount of legal aid available to foreign citizens who bring actions against armed forces personnel.

Local MP meets with Royal British Legion

The Royal British Legion has thanked David Mowat, MP for Warrington South, for taking the time to meet the new Legion Area Manager, Gillian McKinnon.

Help us win historic EU vote

Local MP David Mowat is urging people from Warrington to help the Conservatives in their bid to secure the first EU referendum in 40 years.

"Lexie's Law" moves a step closer

Serving soldiers could have their DNA retained by the Ministry of Defence in future in a bid to prevent paternity disputes.

Responding to a question from Warrington South MP David Mowat, Prime Minister David Cameron promised to "convene a meeting with MOD Ministers about the action we can take to stop these problems happening in the future."

Local MP welcomes new prisoner regime

Local MP David Mowat has welcomed news that prisoners across England and Wales will in future need to make real progress towards their own rehabilitation and work hard in prison before they can receive privileges, like access to television sets and being able to wear their own clothes.