I am proud to have been elected as the Member of Parliament for the Southampton Itchen Constituency.
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
Would You Like a 20 mph Speed Limit in Your Road?
Last year I started campaigning on behalf of residents to persuade the council to introduce 20mph limits in roads where local residents would like them. Having received a refusal from the council, despite the success of 20mph limits in other cities, I decided to present a petition to the House of Commons calling on the […]
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Southampton’s Military Veterans Breakfast Club
On Friday I spent the morning with the country’s future at St Monic’s Primary School, on Saturday I was equally honoured to spend the morning with a lively group of men and women who have already served our country with distinction. The Veteran’s Breakfast Club in Southampton is celebrating its first anniversary. It meets every […]
It’s Time to Make the Case for an EU Withdrawal
“I have spent my entire political life campaigning for a referendum on our relationship with the EU which is why I was thrilled when David Cameron committed to give the public a say. I supported The Prime Minister’s efforts to secure a new, more flexible arrangement with the EU but it is now obvious we […]
Parliament Votes to Support Allies Against Daesh
Today, Parliament overwhelmingly voted to support its fellow Western allies, France and the United States, in the campaign against Daesh. I voted in support of air strikes this evening because I believe it is essential that we degrade ISIL’s ability to plan and direct terrorist attacks on UK citizens. It is crucial that the RAF […]
Military Action in Syria
Over 100 people have contacted me by email over the last few days regarding the government’s proposal to extend and expand British airstrikes from Northern Iraq across the border to Syria. The most important thing to remember is this is an expanded operation not a new one. We have been carrying out airstrikes in Northern […]