We live in the best country in the world. A country where you can petition your parliament. I respect all those who want to revoke Article 50 and have signed the petition. I hope they [...]
More good economic news! The number of employed people in the UK has risen again, to a new record number of 32.7 million people between November and January, figures from the Office for National Statistics [...]
In 2015, I was elected on the Conservative Manifesto which promised to deliver a referendum on our future relationship with the European Union. In 2016, I joined 544 other MPs in the division lobbies to [...]
On average 5 babies die suddenly and unexpectedly, every week in the UK and no cause will be found. This is known as Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). Increased awareness of safer sleep practices has [...]
For years, places like Southampton have been overlooked. When Government Ministers talk about regenerating post-industrial towns, they think about those in the North not those in the South. Southampton is like many other post-industrial towns [...]
Yesterday I spoke on the BBC about the current situation in Parliament. Today there will be a number of votes on amendments to the EU Withdrawal Deal put forward by Members of Parliament. The [...]
This week I spoke in Defence Questions about the current situation in Syria, and what actions could be taken when airstrikes are no longer required.
I spoke in Parliament during the EU Withdrawal Agreement debate. I again reiterated that I cannot support the Prime Minister's agreement in its current form and whilst I am willing to compromise I cannot accept [...]
In the House of Commons this week I asked the Minister for International Development what impact the withdrawal of US troops from Syria could have on the situation there, and whether humanitarian efforts there would [...]
This week I spoke in Parliament during Work and Pensions Questions about what action the Government was taking to increase the number of higher paying, more rewarding jobs on offer in the UK.