Today is ‘Wear A Hat Day’ for Brain Tumour Research. Why not take part and raise awareness and funds for Brain Tumour Research! Please visit Brain Tumour Research to find out more.
The Government will bring in a deposit return scheme for single use drinks containers to encourage recycling. Our planet is our home and we must ensure it is kept safe for future generations.
I welcome today’s announcement by the Government that Southampton will be receiving an additional £190,285 of funding as our share of the national Pothole Fund to deal with potholes. This money will help repair thousands of extra potholes in Southampton. With the current state of our roads following the recent harsh winter, it is great [...]
I was shocked to learn that in my constituency 7,087 people aged over 45 live with osteoarthritis of the knee, 4,218 people aged over 45 live with osteoarthritis of the hip, and 16,671 live with back pain. Too many people locally are living with daily pain, fatigue, and isolation. This is unacceptable. People living with [...]
During the snow last week I was criticised by some people who felt I shouldn’t point out our Labour Council’s failure to prepare for the bad weather by not filling grit bins. The people who criticised me claimed the bins were not filled because of Government cuts which of course is nonsense. So, it will [...]
*Empty grit bins* Well done Southampton City Council. A 6% council tax increase and you couldn’t even fill the grit bins. If only the the Met Office hadn’t given us all some notice. Oh wait, they did. Please let me know if your grit bin hasn’t been filled either.
This morning I met with the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Children and Families, Nadhim Zahawi, to gain assurances that no child who currently receives free school meals in Southampton or elsewhere will lose them. He confirmed that it is the case and condemned the scurrilous and disingenuous claims made by Labour which do [...]
Thursday 29th March is Wear A Hat Day for Brain Tumour Awareness. Grab your favourite hat and raise funds to bring us closer to a cure for brain tumours. Take part with your school, workplace or simply at home with family and friends – either on Thursday 29th March or on any day during the [...]