The UK is working using all diplomatic channels, bilaterally and collectively in the region, to ensure that this conflict which has cost so many lives already, can be brought to an end. The reality is that Hamas have no interest in a ceasefire. They have no interest in resolution, they have never attempted to engage [...]
I was pleased to chat with Jonny Ball from Campaign Force UK sharing my story on the Veterans In Politics Podcast. The Veterans In Politics Podcast explores how veterans and those in our military community can get involved in Politics. Jonny has interviewed many MPs, Councillors and others involved in politics and shares their stories [...]
This week, I am pleased to support and promote the EFL ‘Week of Action’, celebrating the contribution and impact EFL Football Clubs make to their communities. Southampton FC runs projects every week across Southampton, making a difference in many of our local areas. I know their initiatives and activities are well received by many of [...]
I was honoured to attend the first King’s Speech in 70 years where King Charles outlined the Government’s focus on economic growth, cutting inflation and reducing crime. My constituents want to see realistic and helpful polices and legislation that addresses the challenges the UK faces and that helps hard working people and families in Southampton. [...]
On behalf of my constituents in Southampton Itchen, I planted a cross in Parliament's Constituency Garden of Remembrance located in New Palace Yard by the Palace of Westminster. The Garden will remain in place until Remembrance Sunday, November 12 and will contain a stake representing each of the 650 constituencies of the United Kingdom.
Please share with friends and family. There will be a Jobs Fair at St Mary’s Stadium on the 24th of November 10am -1pm. There will be over 30 companies recruiting and hundreds of jobs available. The Jobs Fair is free to attend for those looking to gain employment and suitable for any ages. No registration is required.
I was pleased to meet with the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) in Parliament on Wednesday. It was good to discuss the current challenges facing small businesses and discuss the importance of bringing skills and opportunities to Southampton. The FSB have a dedicated team that run events and provide assistance and advice for small businesses in [...]
I was pleased to attend Alzheimer's Research UK's drop-in event in Parliament. Alzheimer's Research UK is the leading dementia charity in the UK working to revolutionise the way we treat, diagnose, and prevent dementia. Almost 1 million people are living with dementia in the UK today and Alzheimer's Research UK are working to establish the [...]
In my role, I am privileged to have the opportunity to meet many wonderful people, doing incredible things, which I can then share with others so that their success is more widely known. Today, I had the pleasure of visiting the team at Seetec Pluss. They work mostly with people who have been long-term unemployed. [...]