Thomas Wilson

Thomas Wilson

Political Editor

Thomas writes weekly overviews of parliamentary business and provides live coverage of important sessions within the House of Commons. Alongside this, he works with current representatives of The Parliamentary Review to produce an article that suits the style of publication while accurately depicting their organisation.

Thomas Wilson's articles (103)

Anna McMorrin MP: PM's net zero target "welcome" but more "fundamental" change is needed

Today, Prime Minister Theresa May announced a government target of net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. Anna McMorrin, Labour MP for Cardiff North offered us her thoughts.

Sure Start is effective, experts conclude

Earlier this week, the Institute for Fiscal Studies concluded Sure Start centres are effective at improving health outcomes for children.

PMQs Summary (5 June, 2019)

D-Day commemorations meant that the prime minister Theresa May and opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn weren’t in attendance at today’s session. In their place were the PM’s deputy, David Lidington, and Labour frontbencher Rebecca Long-Bailey, seen by many as a potential successor to Corbyn.

INTERVIEW: Mike Greene, Brexit Party MP candidate for Peterborough

Ahead of the Peterborough by-election, we spoke with the Brexit Party’s candidate, Mike Greene. He told us that his party is about more than just Brexit; it’s about changing the way politics is done in this country.

Robinson Brothers: UK manufacturing dip not surprising

For the first time in three years, UK manufacturing output declined last month, as stockpiling slowed down in anticipation of Brexit.

Electric cars unattractive to consumers due to cost, say industry experts

A recent survey conducted by industry experts found that only one quarter of UK consumers would consider purchasing an electric car in the next five years.

INTERVIEW: Anna Soubry MP speaks with the Parliamentary Review

In light of the European elections tomorrow, we got in touch with Anna Soubry MP to discuss her views on Brexit, the Conservative Party and Change UK.

British Steel enters final stages of talks with government

British Steel, the second largest producer of steel in the UK, is on the edge of going into administration as it enters the final phase of its talks with government.

INTERVIEW: Dr Sarah Wollaston MP talks with The Parliamentary Review

With the European elections in sight, we spoke with Dr Sarah Wollaston MP from Change UK to find out what she and her party hope to achieve in these elections and in British politics more generally.

Matt Hancock asks MPs to vote for PM's deal

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has told MPs they should back the prime minister’s new deal, regardless of the details.

Brexit Party candidate Lance Forman speaks with Parliamentary Review

After losing faith in the Conservative party’s ability to deliver on the 2016 referendum result, Lance Forman – owner of well-known salmon curing business H. Forman & Son – decided to stand as a Brexit Party MEP candidate. The Parliamentary Review spoke with Lance to find out what he thinks about the upcoming elections and the Brexit Party’s role in them.

Boris confirms his intention to become prime minister

During a speech in Manchester last night, Boris Johnson confirmed that he intends to become prime minister.

Spinraza: Eleanor Smith MP says "permanent solution" needed

After NICE announced Spinraza's availability on the NHS, we decided to ask Eleanor Smith, a campaigner on this issue, made of the news.

Spinraza: Lyn Brown MP says access should be "immediate"

NICE has announced that Spinraza will be available on the NHS after much negotiation and campaigning.

Spinraza: Neil O'Brien says today's announcement is "fantastic news for his constituents"

NHS England said it reached an agreement with Biogen under which the NHS will fund Spinraza treatment.