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Shoreham 12 Sep 2015 - 10:00am to 12:00pm map and more info...
Lancing 19 Sep 2015 - 10:00am to 12:00pm map and more info...
Worthing 19 Sep 2015 - 12:15pm to 2:00pm map and more info...
Southwick 3 Oct 2015 - 10:00am to 12:00pm map and more info...
Shoreham 10 Oct 2015 - 10:00am to 12:00pm map and more info...
Lancing 17 Oct 2015 - 10:00am to 12:00pm map and more info...
Worthing 17 Oct 2015 - 12:15pm to 2:00pm map and more info...
Shoreham 14 Nov 2015 - 10:00am to 12:00pm map and more info...
Lancing 21 Nov 2015 - 10:00am to 12:00pm map and more info...
Worthing 21 Nov 2015 - 12:15pm to 2:00pm map and more info...
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Thu 27 Aug 2015
Circular Campaign Responses

Thank you to all those who have contacted me about assisted suicide and the second reading of the Bill due on Friday 11th September 2015.

I appreciate your concern on this very sensitive issue. Coping with terminal illness is distressing and difficult both for the patient and their families. These cases are truly moving and evoke the highest degree of compassion and emotion.

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Thu 13 Aug 2015
Migration
A few days ago I went head to head with Deputy Mayor of Calais Philippe Mignonet on BBC’s Hardtalk programme. It turns out that Calais has no fewer than 14 deputy mayors and that for a town with a population of 126,000, only marginally larger than Worthing. Philippe is a nice man who masterfully debated me in fluent English in front of the Tunnel entrance, unfazed by the lashing wind and...


Mon 13 Jul 2015
Circular Campaign Responses
UPDATED - 14th July 2015 ...
 
As I write however it would appear that the vote tomorrow will be postponed given the announcement  by the SNP that they will vote on what is an England only matter.  As usual with campaigns which attract a heavy postbag I have still placed a circular response on my website 'Hot Topics' page which you can access here:...


Mon 13 Jul 2015
LIBOR fines - where does the money go?

You may be interested to know that government has put some of the money towards creating 50,000 new apprenticeships. Funding has been released for youth organisations such as the Scouts.

Payments of over £200m have been made to Armed Forces Charities - this has been spent on all sorts of things from support workers to memorial gardens, special books for children whose parents have been...



Tue 7 Jul 2015
hot topics

As a former children’s minister and a huge advocate for young people, I am a big supporter of allowing the UK Youth Parliament to use the House of Commons Chamber, once a year, to debate those issues most affecting them. Last year, youth people took to the dispatch boxes to discuss exam resits, the living wage, careers advice and the voting age.

This has been a staple of the...