I am delighted and proud to have been selected again as the parliamentary candidate for Southampton Itchen.
As someone who has lived here all of my life, I know and understand the area intimately and will fight for the issues that matter most to you; your concerns are my concerns. I want to make Southampton and its residents safer, more prosperous and to make our city one of which we can all be proud.
Thank you for your support
Royston in Action
Hampshire agree pioneering partnership with Isle of Wight
A ground-breaking partnership with Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service has been agreed by Hampshire’s fire authority. The agreement, which will now see Hampshire providing strategic leadership to the Isle of Wight, was unanimously passed by Hampshire’s authority members this morning (February 20), having previously been endorsed by councillors on the Island. Both services will continue […]
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Labour’s Disastrous Homes Record
When the Conservatives were running Southampton City Council they embarked on an ambitious estates regeneration programme. The idea was to tackle the city’s dreadful housing shortage and regenerate our crumbling 1960s estates. Labour took control of the city council in 2012 and pledged to build one affordable home for every day in office. They should […]
Cable tangle danger reduced by new life-saving law
Hampshire fire chiefs have welcomed new life-saving legislation that will help prevent fatalities from cable entanglement in fires. The new requirement compels all new wiring systems to use metal, rather than plastic, to support cables in escape routes. Melted plastic trunking and fallen cables were found to be a contributory factor in the deaths of St Mary’s […]
Samantha Cameron hosts two of the city’s finest
I was honoured to accompany two of the city’s unsung heroes on a recent visit to meet Samantha Cameron at Number 10 Downing Street. I joined Colin Oliphant and Darren Munday at a reception to celebrate and acknowledge the fantastic work done by volunteers and charities. Darren is the leader of the 23rd Itchen North […]
Conservative City Councillor to call it a day
Peter Baillie, a Bitterne Park Conservative Councillor, has decided to step down from Southampton City Council in May this year. Councillor Baillie, has been the councillor for Bitterne Park Ward since 2002 and during his time on the council has been the Cabinet Member for Children’s Services and until 2012 the Cabinet Member for Housing […]