Competition Time!

To celebrate the introduction of the Animal Welfare (Sentencing) Bill - which is bringing in tougher sentences for animal cruelty - I thought it would be a good idea to mark it by holding a ‘Cutest Pet Competition’.

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!

Let’s Talk About Mental Health

“Mental illness should not be seen as an inevitable part of life. The current state of mental health treatment would simply never be accepted for a physical condition.

Community Project Funding Information

I have put together a list of organisations – both national and local – that provide grants and general financial support to all sorts of projects in the community. If you have any suggestions for organisations that I have missed please let me know and I’ll update the list!

Animal Welfare & the Environment

Action we have taken

Since the General Election, Conservatives in Government have been actively working to improve animal welfare. We have taken action to:

ban the plastic microbeads which do so much damage to marine wildlife

Lancing Beach Green Vandalism

I have been contacted by a number of residents understandably worried about this new spate of vandalism. Last month at least 10 beach huts were vandalised and in one case the gas supply to a cooker deliberately left on next to matches.

Proposed Sompting West Development

Local residents will have heard rumours about plans by Sompting Estates to develop 520 new houses with Persimmon Homes on the land they own on the west side of Sompting.