The Bitterne Walk-in Centre


The Bitterne Walk-in Centre was opened in 2003 and since then has served the East of the city and the constituents I represent very well. In 2011, after a consultation, the operating hours were reduced as a compromise, following a cross party campaign to keep this much loved and much used facility open. Last year [...]

The Bitterne Walk-in Centre2015-07-25T10:59:16+00:00

Maiden Speech


I was honoured to make my Maiden Speech in the House of Commons yesterday. I used the opportunity to pay tribute to John Denham who served Southampton with distinction for over 30 years, 23 of which as our MP. I highlighted the challenges Southampton faces and how those challenges have frequently been overlooked by successive [...]

Maiden Speech2015-07-14T10:38:43+00:00

Amendment to the Hunting Act


I appreciate the strong feelings many people have on this issue and I share your concern for safeguarding the welfare of animals. This is why I have always said that I would vote against a repeal of the Hunting Act. On 15 July, the Government will give the House of Commons the opportunity to make [...]

Amendment to the Hunting Act2015-07-14T10:08:07+00:00
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