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
Charlie joined us this week!
Saturday 2 November: It was so great to welcome Charlie to Westminster this week! Here is what he got up to during his time in Parliament: My work experience at Parliament began with a tour of the parliament grounds, ranging from the modern facilities built recently all the way to the historic areas of parliament…Read More
HIF Bid Success!
Friday 1 November: I am absolutely delighted that the Government will fund new homes in Slyfield! Many of us having been campaigning for this for many months – only last week I asked the Minister in the House of Commons when we would get this money, and I am so pleased with the announcement. This…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
Dogs Trust’s Fireworks Code
Tuesday 30 October: Especially at this time of year, dogs and all pets can get very distressed by fireworks. Dogs Trust have launched their new Firework Dog Code. You can find out more about about this here. There is more information about what Dogs Trust have been up to on their Twitter feed @DogsTrust.Read More
Tackling the Climate Emergency!
Monday 29 October: It was so good today to meet representatives from the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) and Rewilding Britain. We had a great discussion about the ways restoring nature can help decarbonise the UK and can go such a long way in tackling the climate emergency we are facing. It…Read More
Sophie joined us this week!
Saturday 26 October: It was a pleasure to have Sophie in my office this week for work experience. It was such an exciting week (again!) to be in Westminster and Sophie really made the most of it. Please see below for Sophie’s ‘My Time in Parliament’ piece: My Time In Parliament. Sophie Wilkinson…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
Outstanding concerns on Gatwick’s growth.
23 October 2019: I have several constituents who are regularly impacted by aircraft noise from Gatwick Airport. Some further concerns have been brought to my attention and I have written to the CEO so these can be addressed. I said: Dear Stewart Many thanks for your letter of 10 October regarding aircraft noise from Gatwick…Read More
My update on Brexit.
Tuesday 22 October: The Government has introduced the European Union (Withdrawal Bill), and you can find a copy of the Bill and the explanatory notes here. You can also find a list of the amendments here. There are parts that are more digestible than others. The House of Commons needs to make progress to resolve…Read More