Pothole Funding


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 [...]

Pothole Funding2018-03-27T11:48:39+00:00

Royston is an Arthritis Champion


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 [...]

Royston is an Arthritis Champion2018-03-26T11:27:36+00:00

Southampton City Council Jolly


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 [...]

Southampton City Council Jolly2018-03-22T14:03:52+00:00

Free School Meals Protected.


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 [...]

Free School Meals Protected.2018-03-13T18:06:30+00:00
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