Healthcare & the NHS
A huge honour to open the new A&E!
Monday 4 November: It was such a huge honour to be asked to open the new A&E Department at the Royal Surrey. My huge and grateful thanks to all the dedicated staff that work so hard to keep the hospital going 24/7, 365 days per year. Please do have a look at my video if…Read More
A wonderful visit to Mane Chance Sanctuary!
Friday 1 November: It was an absolute pleasure to launch the new minibus at Mane Chance Sanctuary – my huge thanks too to the National Lottery Community Fund! Mane Chance’s mission is to rescue and rehabilitate abused, abandoned and old horses, integrating them with the local community. The fantastic volunteers do such…Read More
Opening RSCH’s new A&E Department!
Friday 25 October: It was an absolute privilege to be asked to open the new Emergency Department at the Royal Surrey today and it was so wonderful to meet all those involved. @RoyalSurrey have done a brilliant job achieving this rebuild whilst continuing to give the very best care to local people. It was…Read More
We need debate on mental health support!
Friday 25 October: The long term outlook of children who need mental health services is directly correlated to the time it takes them to access that care. The Government has put in extra money. However the Leader of the House himself has said that families wade through a lot of ‘treacle’. I asked the leader…Read More
Having my say on the Queen’s Speech.
Friday 18 October: This week, I had the opportunity to give my thoughts on the public services aspect of the Queens Speech. I was given 7 minutes to speak, so I didn’t have the chance to quite raise everything I’d hoped, but you can see my comments here: In case you want to read through…Read More
SLOW Shopping in Cranleigh
Sunday 12 October: So wonderful to be at One 40 in Cranleigh to hear about Slow Shopping. Cranleigh is the first village in the country to introduce this initiative and it is available across a fabulous array of local shops – designed to help people feel more comfortable when hitting the high street! I met…Read More
Celebrating Synergy’s work
4 October 2019: So great to be at Synergy Dance in Guildford today! Thank you for the fantastic work you do for children and adults in your amazing range of dance, yoga and fitness classes. These are open to all and aim to build confidence through physical activity! If you want to find out more…Read More
Fantastic to visit Home Start
28 September 2019: It is an honour to be a patron of Home Start and it was so great yesterday to attend their Annual General Meeting. There were wise words from the Mayor of Guildford too. He reminded us all that despite everything going on in Westminster, wonderful volunteers throw their effort into giving communities…Read More
A visit to Christopher’s
9 September 2019: It was good to visit Christopher’s today – Shooting Star Children’s Hospices provide care, support and improve the lives of young people and their families in the most difficult of circumstances. Thank you for all you do for families in Guildford and elsewhere!Read More
A huge well done to the Street family!
10 September 2019: Today it was a real privilege to welcome the Street family to Shamley Green – so close to the end of their amazing walk. They are working so hard to raise money for Motor Neurone Disease and if you want to donate to Kevin’s JustGiving page, or find out more information, please…Read More