Here are some of my recent diary events.

Dementia Action Week Parliamentary drop-in

2022-05-20T09:50:15+00:00

I was pleased to attend the Dementia Action Week parliamentary drop-in.  There is estimated to be over 850,000 people living with dementia and nearly 650 people in my constituency live with the condition. Dementia is still a disease that is not well understood and is set to affect a record number of people. I was [...]

Dementia Action Week Parliamentary drop-in2022-05-20T09:50:15+00:00

Opening of the Southampton Ukrainian Community Support Group

2022-05-10T15:04:47+00:00

I was delighted to attend the opening of the Southampton Ukrainian Community Support Group recently. I spoke with Mel, Kasia, Sam and other volunteers about their great efforts supporting Ukrainian refugees and welcoming those who have come to the UK. Fantastic effort by a group of incredible, dedicated volunteers.

Opening of the Southampton Ukrainian Community Support Group2022-05-10T15:04:47+00:00

World Parkinson’s Day Drop-in Session

2022-04-11T10:29:44+00:00

I attended the World Parkinson’s day Drop-in Session in Parliament. Not enough people understand what it is like to live with Parkinson’s or to care for those with the condition. I spoke with Vivian, who kindly shared with me, her experience of caring for her husband and of the work she does as part of [...]

World Parkinson’s Day Drop-in Session2022-04-11T10:29:44+00:00

Sholing Juniors visit Number 10 and meet the Prime Minister.

2022-04-06T14:50:55+00:00

I have worked with children from Sholing Junior School on a number of projects. They are wonderfully polite, incredibly engaged and great company. Their trip to Number 10, to meet the Prime Minister and plant a tree in the garden, was a fitting reward to staff and pupils who go out of their way to [...]

Sholing Juniors visit Number 10 and meet the Prime Minister.2022-04-06T14:50:55+00:00

Small Business Saturday

2021-12-07T11:40:17+00:00

Did you know 16.3 million people work in small businesses and there are 5.5 million small businesses registered in the UK? I was delighted to visit some small businesses in the constituency on Small Business Saturday. These businesses are a vital part of our community and local economy and need our support all year round.

Small Business Saturday2021-12-07T11:40:17+00:00

The 76th anniversary of the return of the Far East Prisoners of War commemoration

2021-11-29T16:38:55+00:00

I was honoured to attend the 76th anniversary of the return of the Far East Prisoners of War commemoration in Town Quay park. In attendance was the remarkable Bert Warne one of the last surviving former POWs. cofepow.org.uk/the-fepow-story

The 76th anniversary of the return of the Far East Prisoners of War commemoration2021-11-29T16:38:55+00:00

Attending the MS Society’s drop-in session in Parliament.

2021-11-02T11:10:04+00:00

I was delighted to attend the MS Society’s drop-in session on MS and neurology services in Parliament last week. More than 130,000 people live with multiple sclerosis (MS) in the UK and 1 in 6 people in England live with a neurological condition. Neurological services have been impacted by the pandemic and sadly too many [...]

Attending the MS Society’s drop-in session in Parliament.2021-11-02T11:10:04+00:00
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