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Windsor MP welcomes action on social media to improve children’s mental health

Adam Afriyie, the MP for Windsor, has welcomed a government review on the impact of technology, in particular social media, on children’s mental health and wellbeing. This review will examine, among other aspects, recent efforts made by companies with regards to age verification, screen-time limits and cyber bullying.

This follows on from a letter written six months ago by the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Jeremy Hunt MP, challenging social media companies to take voluntary action.

The Commonwealth is at the forefront of confronting plastic pollution

As a conservative I am especially pleased by this government’s recent record on ensuring that our air clearer, our animals safer and our fields and seas more pristine.

After all, the countryside is one of the things that makes Britain great, and to be a conservative means, in Benjamin Disraeli’s words: ‘to preserve all that is good in our constitution, a Radical to remove all that is bad.’ This applies to the environment as well and I sense a great determination in this government, and in particular by Michael Gove, to leave the environment in a better state for the next generation.

Windsor MP welcomes increased investment in horseracing

Adam Afriyie, the MP for Windsor, has welcomed the Government’s recent reforms to the Horserace Betting Levy, which ensures a level playing field for betting shops and increases investment in grassroots horseracing.

From April 2017 online and offshore operators will be required to pay a levy on the profits made from bets on horseracing on parity with high street betting shops.