Whilst I fully believe in respecting the 2016 referendum result and delivering an orderly Brexit, I also firmly believe it is my duty to continue to deliver for the West Midlands whilst we are still a member of the EU.
After a whirlwind few months, the Brexit waters were becalmed this week. The House of Commons broke up for recess while MEPs across Europe are preparing to hit the campaign trail ahead of the European elections.
Improving trust in online reviews, clamping down on ticket touts and publishing the methodology behind price comparison websites sites are key elements of new consumer protection rules approved by MEPs today.
Every week for the past two months we have been waiting and expecting the decisive breakthrough. The expectation has been, week after week, that finally the hard choices would be taken and that the ultimate path of Brexit would become clear.