It was great to have Lee Peck and Steve Rogers from Lee Peck Media to Parliament this week. We discussed business opportunities in Southampton, and the potential for job creation and investment.
While increases in house prices indicate a growing economy it also highlights an underlying problem in supply. The less of anything you have the more valuable it becomes.The Labour Council in Southampton promised to build an affordable house for every day they are in office. They have been in charge for four years and by [...]
Congratulations to Conservative Councillors David Fuller, Alex Houghton, Jeremy Moulton, Edward Daunt and Conservative election candidate Marley Guthrie on completing the Southampton Half Marathon yesterday. Excellent effort!Photographer - Mr John Clarke.
Today Junior Doctors will begin a 48-hour strike where they will refuse to cover emergency care to patients.I do not blame all Junior Doctors for being concerned by having a new contract imposed on them. However, the BMA did not have to allow the dispute to get to this.The BMA claim that the Government has [...]
An excellent visit to Bitterne Park School this morning with Bitterne Park Conservative Councillor David Fuller. I had a very comprehensive tour by year 9 pupils, followed by a very informative conversation with the head teacher Susan Trigger.
I have asked the Department for Transport a series of written questions about the potential for driverless cars to improve road safety, energy efficiency and to reduce traffic management concerns.As the technology becomes more readily available the potential improvements to journey time, road safety and energy efficency from driverless cars is huge. I am glad [...]
The Department of Transport have responded to my petition calling on Southampton City Council to introduce 20mph limits where residents want them. It is a shame the Leader of the Council hasn't responded to my letter to him of 22nd March about improving road safety by lowering speed limits outside schools and in residential areas [...]