GPs are signing up to become ‘veteran friendly’ under a new national scheme to improve medical care and treatment for former members of the armed services that has been backed by NHS England and the Royal College of GPs. Practices can qualify for veteran friendly status by offering extra support for ex-military personnel who may [...]
I was privileged to attend the Southampton Engineering Training Association's (SETA) 49th Annual Awards Evening last night. SETA provides top class engineering apprenticeships and I was hugely impressed with the quality of the young people. I was particularly pleased to see Abigail Jones from Associated British Ports (ABP) named Apprentice of the Year.
I do hope the 19th Itchen Scouts enjoyed their recent visit to Parliament! If you would like to visit or know a group that would please contact my London office on 020 7219 5226.
I’ve lived in Southampton for over 50 years and I’ve never seen people parking on Northam Bridge. If the bollards which are being installed are in fact to keep people safe (which incidentally is a very commendable thing to do) why doesn’t the city council just say so. Don’t treat people like fools.
Southampton Children's Play Association (SCPA) are holding a number of free events during August. Why not see if there is anything local to you?
I campaigned for a referendum on our relationship with Europe for over 20 years. I began my political career in the Referendum Party in 1996. I have always been a eurosceptic. I will never forget (although it seems some have) that it was the Conservative Party led by David Cameron who gave the country an [...]
I haven’t seen the full detail of what was agreed in Chequers but Davis Davis and Steve Baker have and felt they couldn’t support it. I will reserve judgement until I’m fully briefed but I will not renege on the referendum result no matter who is in government
Nurses in the NHS work on the frontline of healthcare, making a difference to the live of patients each and every day which is why I’m proud to support NHS England’s #WeAreTheNHS campaign to create a more sustainable workforce. Nursing offers you the chance to specialise in a range of areas across the NHS, from [...]
Southampton’s first Armed Forces Day has kicked off brilliantly! It’s on until 4pm so do get down to Guildhall Square if you haven’t had the chance yet. Well done to the Southampton Veterans Breakfast Club for organising such an excellent event. Thank you to all the Regular and Reserve Forces who took part, as well [...]