Would you like to attend an event to commemorate the centenary of the end of the First World War and Armistice Day? Use the map below to find an event near you. Also, don't forget to attend the Remembrance Service at 11am on Remembrance Sunday (Sunday 11th November) at the Southampton Cenotaph in Watts Park. [...]
Since the referendum, Brexit fatigue has set in as the minutiae of our withdrawal agreement are negotiated. Like many, I wish we could move on to our future relationship with the EU to ensure we are free to take advantage of the global opportunities available to the UK. Brexit negotiations have become too complicated. Southampton [...]
It is disappointing, especially as we approach the centenary of the Armistice, that the President of the Student’s Union feels that it is acceptable to disregard the heroic sacrifice of soldiers who sought to defend the very freedoms, including free speech, which Miss Dawes has chosen to exercise. However, with freedom comes responsibility and considering [...]
It was a pleasure to visit S&L Waste Management last week at their railhead in Southampton. This centre distributes aggregate to local construction sites reducing the amount of time construction material spend on our roads. This helps reduce pollution and congestion.
Next year the UK will have left the European Union, and this gives us an opportunity to develop a foreign policy that better serves the British people. The Foreign Affairs Select Committee, which I am a member, is currently gathering evidence for its latest inquiry into Global Britain. The committee will be holding a public [...]
Southampton Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) would like to introduce a new service that provides patients with a choice of routine and urgent primary care appointments at evenings and weekends. This will replace the current hub service provided by Southampton Primary Care Limited and the out of hours service provided by Partnering Health Limited. They are [...]
Oak Lodge Care Home in Bitterne held a Tea Dance to celebrate Silver Sunday, a nationwide day for older people. I was pleased to visit and meet the manager Joanna Assey with Sheriff of Southampton Peter Baillie. Thanks to all the staff at Oak Lodge for the warm welcome.
I recently joined Eastleigh MP Mims Davies for a tour of Speedwell Court and for their topping out ceremony. Speedwell Court is a specialist dementia residential care home which is currently under construction. It is located just opposite Haskins on Mansbridge Road. It is being built by Abbeyfield who also run a supported living home [...]