Weekly Videos & Herald Column

On this page you can find my weekly column that I write for the Worthing Herald, with my reflections on the week's events in Westminster and in the constituency. I also film a video update from Westminster detailing the events of the week ahead, as well as reaction to any developments that have occured in the previous week. You can find all previous videos below, and please do continue to check my Facebook for the uploads every Monday:

https://www.facebook.com/TimLoughtonEWAS/ 

I've also started to include a 'Tim's Eco-Tip' feature in my weekly video, many thanks to everyone that has written in suggesting ideas, please keep them coming! I'll update this list each week with the new addition.

  • 18th June     Unplug phone chargers when not in use to save energy and avoid this 'energy vampire'
  • 24th June    Download 'Refill' App and find local water refill stations to cut down on plastic water bottles
  • 1st July        Check recycling instructions carefully on your bottles - they may need to be taken apart to be recycled!
  • 8th July       Are your tea-bags biodegradable? Use loose-leaf tea if you can!
  • 16th July     Use www.recyclenow.com to find where you can recycle your batteries. 
  • 22nd July   Plant a wildflower meadow to encourage pollination in your garden!
  • 1st August   Use a wormery at home to get high quality compost!
  • 7 August     Make sure your central heating isn't set above 19 degrees
  • 13 August  Try and use bars of soap over plastic bottles
  • 28 August   Avoid a tumble-dryer if possible - hang up your clothes!
  • 3 September Download my 'Guide to Going Green' (Available HERE)
  • 10 September Alternative usage for coffee grounds!
  • 1 October    Try using 'eco-friendly' recycled stationary

 

 

News

Herald Column: January 20

All the headlines give the impression that the only thing going on in politics at the moment is ‘Partygate,’ and I have of course commented at length for all my constituents in my Facebook piece which was widely picked up by the national media.

Weekly look ahead: 17th January

My weekly video - with my position on the PM's future, legislation in Parliament this week, constituency events and more. 

Herald Column: January 13

Our first street surgery of the year was a rather soggy affair on Saturday but thank you to all those visitors to the Shoreham Farmers Market who came to wish local councillors and I a Happy New Year and comment on our fortitude.

Herald Column: December 23

As I write we are all hoping that we can all still enjoy the Christmas break without too much interference from Omicron inspired regulations, and with a bit of common sense still meet up with friends and family we missed last year.

Weekly look ahead: 15th December

An extended weekly video, my last before Christmas. Giving an in-depth explanation of the COVID votes last night and why I voted the way I did, plus other Westminster and constituency based updates.

 

Herald Column: December 10

I am sure that everyone was deeply shocked by the terrible murder of 6 year old Arthur Labinjo-Hughes which rightly dominated the headlines at the end of last week.

Herald Column: December 2

Last week I spent a couple of days abroad away from Westminster to attend a conference with international parliamentarians on security threats posed by China, including some like me sanctioned by the Chinese Government.