Supporting Jobs and Investment in Southampton


This week I wrote in The Telegraph to argue the case for more investment by the Government in Southampton. You can see the full article which was published here. Let's not forget about the old 'Red Wall' seats down South that need levelling up Investing in places left behind by Labour, like my own [...]

Supporting Jobs and Investment in Southampton2020-07-31T08:00:00+00:00

More Funding to Tackle Crime in Southampton


It is great news that Southampton is receiving an additional £550,000 for measures to crack down on crime in the city. The money is coming in the form of a special grant from the Home Office to tackle issues such as burglary and robbery. This funding is in addition to the measures which will [...]

More Funding to Tackle Crime in Southampton2020-07-30T13:53:00+00:00

New Cycling Initiatives Announced


Some people have accused me of being anti-cycling which simply isn’t the case. I think people should consider cycling where practical, but motorists should not be left to suffer gridlocked and polluted roads to make space for underused cycle lanes. Cycle lanes should be in addition not instead of. It is excellent news that [...]

New Cycling Initiatives Announced2020-07-29T16:01:02+00:00

Bitterne Police Station to Reopen


It is really good news that Bitterne Police Station will be reopening next year to make room for more police officers at the heart of our community. The Government promised to recruit thousands more police officers on the streets to help keep us all safe from crime. It is really encouraging to see this [...]

Bitterne Police Station to Reopen2020-07-10T13:51:47+00:00

Chancellor’s Summer Statement is Great News for Southampton


The Summer Statement by the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced several important measures which will help protect thousands of jobs in Southampton and help rebuild our economy. The announcements include cutting VAT on hospitality from 20% to 5% for six months and providing unlimited 50% off ‘Eat Out to Help Out’ vouchers (up to [...]

Chancellor’s Summer Statement is Great News for Southampton2020-07-08T17:20:41+00:00
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