10,634 households in my Southampton Itchen constituency now have a smart meter. Smart meters allow you to monitor your energy usage and better manage how much money you spend on energy. Every home in Great Britain will be offered a smart meter at no additional cost. To find out more, contact your energy supplier or [...]
This Sunday Southampton is holding it's first Armed Forces Day event - it promises to be a brilliant day out. Please show your support for our Armed Forces and come along to the High Street and Guildhall Square from 11.00. Our local Reserve and Regular military units will be in attendance along with many veteran [...]
It was a pleasure to visit Aggregate Industries’ plant in Eastleigh. The facility provides nearly 6000 tonnes of aggregate and cement to the local area each week. Without these supplies construction locally would grind to a halt. Cement and aggregate supply is an essential wheel in our national and local economy that few know is [...]
Truly shocking to be in the Chamber yesterday to hear about the deaths of 456 patients at Gosport War Memorial Hospital. No one could doubt the sincerity of the Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, when he apologised “on behalf of the government and the NHS"
Delighted to welcome Judith and Kathleen to the Palace of Westminster for a tour on Monday. If you would like a tour please get in touch with my assistant Alex who would be more than happy to arrange it. Please email Alex at [email protected]
Meeting with Lee Peck in Westminster to discuss the refurbishment of our nationally renowned Mayflower Theatre. Looking forward to further meetings with the Mayflower Chief Executive Michael Ockwell to see progress first hand and to work him to see how we can ensure the theatre gets its rightful recognition.
I was really pleased to welcome Itchen College Law Student Emily for a week’s work experience in Parliament this week. This included an opportunity for Emily to attend a very interesting session of Prime Minister’s Questions, learn about the work of an MP and observe the Foreign Affairs Select Committee. Emily really enjoyed her week [...]
I’m supporting Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust during Cervical Screening Awareness Week (11 – 17 June) to recognise the fact that Smear Tests aren’t easy for everyone. Every woman should have the support they need to book and attend cervical screening because #SmearTestsSaveLives. Click here for more information.