Weekly Worthing Herald Column

Here 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!

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Herald Column: March 28th

Last week I put out a call for nominations for the NHS Achievement Awards and thank you to those who have responded so far.

Herald Column: March 21st

This week I am not going to mention Brexit other than to say that the continuing shambles prevented me from meeting up with student scientists from the Sir Robert Woodard Academy who were invited to a prestigious event at the Francis Crick Institute in London.

Herald Column: March 14th

So - let’s get Brexit out of the way first. As I write the Government’s deal has been defeated by a reduced but still significant majority of 149 votes.

Herald Column: March 7th

In the last week I have taken part in a number of interesting debates in Parliament which didn’t involve Brexit.

Herald Column February 28th 2019

The problem of unauthorised traveller encampments has been a nuisance in Adur and Worthing over many years, as it has in many parts of the country.

Herald Column February 14th 2019

This week in Westminster has been shaping up for yet another vote on Brexit on Thursday, rather unfairly dubbed by some as a ‘Valentine’s Day Massacre’ though is not exactly clear why.

Herald Column February 7th 2019

Over the last 10 years or so Shoreham has gradually been transformed and is now at risk of becoming a victim of its own success as more people look to move into this once quiet and largely bypassed town.

Herald Column January 31st 2019

Thank you to the many residents who have been responding to my ‘week ahead’ podcasts which I have been publishing on my Facebook page at the beginning of each week since the New Year.

Herald Column January 24th 2019

Not that you would believe it from the media but there was life beyond Brexit and No Confidence motions at Westminster last week.