The Army Benevolence Fund (ABF) is a charity that gives a lifetime of support to soldiers and veterans from the British Army, and their immediate families, when they are in need. They make grants to [...]
Yesterday I was honoured to attend a reception in Number 10 to celebrate the Royal Air Force 100th anniversary with the Prime Minister and serving personnel and veterans. Nice touch of parking with a Red [...]
Today I visited the Alzheimer’s Society in Parliament and pledged to help fix dementia care. Currently, there are just over 2.5 million Dementia Friends in the UK and the Alzheimer’s Society are aiming for 4 [...]
Excellent news for Southampton General Hospital. This new facility will allow our doctors and nurses to provide even better care for more people and is a very welcome addition to their excellent existing facilities.
I was delighted to join Sholing Junior School recently to meet some of the pupils involved in the 2018 Big Pedal. This is a fortnight long challenge encouraging pupils and teachers to arrive at school [...]
My views on our customs arrangements with the EU post Brexit in The Times today. If you don’t have access to the Times website I have included my article below: I was one of a [...]
Amid all the noisy debate and technical discussions about our departure from the European Union, I want to take this opportunity to remind the British public of my mission in the negotiations. Brexit provides the [...]
I was recently delighted to welcome the new Premier Inn to Southampton on the site of the former Southampton Park Hotel on Cumberland Place. It was wonderful to meet the very committed staff members based [...]
Next Wednesday is Southampton's annual Mayor Making Ceremony. This year is the 796th Mayor Making. This is a public event and admission is free. If you have never been before it is well worth it.