Westminster News

Edward signs law to set up Children’s Funeral Fund for England

Bereaved parents will no longer have to pay the cost of their child’s burial or cremation after Edward, in his capacity as a Justice Minister, signed the legal instrument to set up the Children’s Funeral Fund for England today, with the Fund due to come in to effect next month.

National eating disorder charity ‘Beat’ visits Ministry of Justice

Edward has paid a visit to the team from ‘Beat’ when they visited the Ministry of Justice with a ‘pop-up’ information desk, giving staff and visitors to the department the opportunity to get more information about eating disorders, and the support that is available.

Edward helps open doors for guide dog owners this Christmas

Edward has attended an event in Parliament run by the charity Guide Dogs to raise awareness of discrimination against guide dog owners. He heard from guide dog owners about the impact of being turned away by businesses because of their dog.

Edward meets with Cats Protection in Parliament

Edward has joined other MPs and Peers to meet with Cats Protection, the UK’s leading cat charity which helps over 200,000 cats every year, at its annual event in Parliament to celebrate the charity’s work, and discuss its current campaigns.

Drowning Prevention Week: Edward meets RLSS UK in Parliament

In advance of Drowning Prevention Week 2018, Edward has met with the Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK), the drowning prevention charity and leading provider of water safety education, to hear about their work & campaigns to help keep people safe around water, and prevent drowning.

Edward meets Guide Dogs charity in Parliament for an update on their work

Edward has met with supporters of the charity Guide Dogs in Parliament to get a further update on the charity's campaign to tackle pavement parking, and to express his continued support for the charity's work to ensure that blind and partially-sighted people can get along a pavement free from dan