On Monday a man lost his life while out cycling. When I was contacted by the Daily Echo I paid tribute to Mr Morris and extended by sincere sympathies to his family. After yesterday’s Echo article I was trolled on Twitter and Facebook by cyclists who suggest I had blamed the cyclist for the accident. [...]
In the Autumn Budget the Chancellor allocated an extra £337 million to help deal with winter pressures on the NHS. This money is with the NHS now and we are already starting to see signs of improvement: despite the fact that nearly 5% more people attended A&E last month than in the same period last [...]
Here is the lastest update from Southern Water on the new Woolston Waste Treatment Plant. The construction work will shut down for Christmas period from 12noon on Friday 22nd December 2017 through to Tuesday 2nd January 2018 when construction work will resume following a ‘back to work’ safety briefing. The construction site will be manned [...]
Housing is perhaps the biggest issue facing young people. Building more homes, along with our Help to Buy schemes (including the ISA and 5% deposit), Starter Homes Scheme and Stamp Duty cut will all help people get on the housing ladder.
It was a pleasure to welcome students from Itchen College to the Houses of Parliament Education Centre. Always engaging and full of thoughtful questions!
There will be changes to collection days for waste and recycling (including glass) over the Christmas and New Year period. The changes will take place between 25 December 2017 and 13 January 2018 with collections returning to normal from Monday 15 January. These revised dates are available now in your online bin collection calendar available [...]
Although I was unsuccessful in getting Aston Martin to locate their new factory here, it is good news that they have decided to build a showroom here. This is evidence Aston Martin have faith in our city and the economy.
I know our country would be poorer if you left and I want you to stay As Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, I am proud that more than three million EU citizens have chosen to make your homes and livelihoods here in our country. I greatly value the depth of the contributions you make [...]
The Prime Minister has secured an agreement to move on to talks about a future trade deal with the EU while securing the rights of EU citizens living in the UK and British citizens living in EU countries. Protecting those rights will give certainty to millions and ensure the relationship we have with the EU [...]