The National Autistic Society South Hampshire Branch run a fortnightly social and support group in Woolston for people with Asperger syndrome. This is open to children, teenagers, adults and their families and carers. If you think this could help someone you know please make contact with Sue or Tracey on [email protected] or visit www.shantsnas.org.uk
The Army Benevolence Fund (ABF) is a charity that gives a lifetime of support to soldiers and veterans from the British Army, and their immediate families, when they are in need. They make grants to individuals through their Regiments and Corps and support a wide range of specialist charities that sustain the British Army ‘family’, [...]
Yesterday I was honoured to attend a reception in Number 10 to celebrate the Royal Air Force 100th anniversary with the Prime Minister and serving personnel and veterans. Nice touch of parking with a Red Arrows Hawk in Downing Street.
Today I visited the Alzheimer’s Society in Parliament and pledged to help fix dementia care. Currently, there are just over 2.5 million Dementia Friends in the UK and the Alzheimer’s Society are aiming for 4 million by 2020. If you’d like to become a Dementia Friend click here
Excellent news for Southampton General Hospital. This new facility will allow our doctors and nurses to provide even better care for more people and is a very welcome addition to their excellent existing facilities.
I was delighted to join Sholing Junior School recently to meet some of the pupils involved in the 2018 Big Pedal. This is a fortnight long challenge encouraging pupils and teachers to arrive at school on two wheels or on foot. Sholing Junior have a fantastic group of student ambassadors who have helped to encourage [...]
My views on our customs arrangements with the EU post Brexit in The Times today. If you don’t have access to the Times website I have included my article below: I was one of a number of MPs who met the Prime Minister in Downing Street this week to discuss the ongoing Brexit negotiations. I [...]
Amid all the noisy debate and technical discussions about our departure from the European Union, I want to take this opportunity to remind the British public of my mission in the negotiations. Brexit provides the opportunity to build a new relationship with the EU where we are close trading partners and strong allies but with [...]
I was recently delighted to welcome the new Premier Inn to Southampton on the site of the former Southampton Park Hotel on Cumberland Place. It was wonderful to meet the very committed staff members based there and also to explore the hotel which I understand provides some of the most accessible hotel accommodation in the [...]