Whaling is the hunting and killing of whales for commercial, recreational or scientific purposes.

Whately, Helen – Profile

Helen Whately, Conservative MP for Faversham & Mid Kent

White Paper

White Papers are detailed statements of Government policy, which set the broad principles for legislation, although not all White Papers lead to new law. White Papers are produced from time to time by departments and their publication is always accompanied by an oral statement to the Commons by the Secretary of State. White Papers are...

Whitehead, Alan

Alan Whitehead, Labour MP for Southampton Test

Whitford, Philippa

Philippa Whitford, SNP MP for Ayrshire Central

Whittaker, Craig

Craig Whittaker, Conservative MP for Calder Valley

Whittingdale, John

John Whittingdale, Conservative MP for Maldon

Wiggin, Bill

Bill Wiggin, Conservative MP for North Herefordshire

William Hague – Profile

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William McCrea

William McCrea, MP for South Antrim, Democratic Unionist Party

Williamson, Gavin – Profile

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Wilson, Sammy

Sammy Wilson, DUP MP for East Antrim

Winterton, Rosie

Rosie Winterton, Labour MP for Doncaster Central

Wishart, Peter

Peter Wishart, SNP MP for Perth and North Perthshire

Work in Committees (Europe)

Along with the Council of Ministers, the EP constitutes the EU's legislature. Historically, the EP was purely a consultative body, but treaty changes have given it more and more power to amend and block legislation. When a proposal is referred to the EP, it develops and declares an 'opinion' – which has differing degrees of...

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World Trade Organisation

The World Trade Organisation (WTO) is a permanent institution which agrees, governs and administers the rules of the international trading system. The WTO's member states together contribute around 90 per cent of world trade.

Wragg, William

William Wragg, Conservative MP for Hazel Grove

Wright, Jeremy

Jeremy Wright, Conservative MP for Kenilworth and Southam