Former Conservative cabinet minister could be first opposition MP to pass private member’s bill this session

Rob Nicholson’s private member’s will create a national dementia strategy. Colleague Steven Blaney is next in line with tougher penalties for drunk drivers. The government says all private members' bills are to be considered on merit, not by party.

Conservative MPs Rob Nicholson and Steven Blaney.The Hill Times photographs by Jake Wright

PUBLISHED :Monday, July 18, 2016 12:00 AM

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