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
My EU Renegotiation Comments in Context
Earlier this week I talked to the Daily Echo’s Parliamentary journalist about my views on a renegotiation of our relationship with the EU and why I felt the free movement of people simply must be addressed. http://www.dailyecho.co.uk/news/12964093.New_Southampton_MP_calls_for_major_changes_in_EU_deal/ For context: In the interview I said many things. I talked of the Asian community in Southampton who […]
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Be honest over library closures
The future of our libraries is an issue that is very close to my heart. I have lived in and around Bitterne Park for much of my life and have followed the proposed closure of Cobbett Road Library both as a resident and that of a representative of local people. As a child I enjoyed […]
20mph Road Survey
Listening to your views and acting on these is important to me. Please feel free to let me know your views on a 20mph limit for your road.
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 […]
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 […]