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Herald column August 16th 2018

One of the projects I have been catching up with over the recess has been the Rampion wind farm and I was delighted to go to see it at first hand together with my Lewes colleague Maria Caulfield.

Visit to Rampion wind farm

One of the projects I have been catching up with over the recess has been the Rampion wind farm and I was delighted to go to see it at first hand together with my Lewes colleague Maria Caulfield.

Herald column August 9th 2018

Given the lack of rain it was incredible that there were any entries at all at the Shoreham Horticultural Society Summer Show last week. But as usual the standard of the blooms was spectacular and always puts my garden to shame.

Best Small Shop in Adur & Worthing?

I am calling on small shopkeepers across Worthing & Adur to enter the Best Small Shops Competition, which celebrates the creativity of small shops and the central role they play in their local community.

Herald column August 2nd 2018

There was a great example of ‘Fake News’ just before Parliament broke for the summer recess last week, and I became part of it in my column last week.

Herald column July 26th 2018

I am pleased to say that my Private Members Bill to extend civil partnerships, give greater protections against stillbirths and add the names of mothers on marriage certificates completed its committee stages in the Commons last Wednesday.

Teachers' Pay Review

I welcome the announcement that teachers will be receiving a very well deserved pay rise.

Shoreham pupils report on GTR chaos

I am always happy to take students from local schools on for work experience in my Westminster office to have a glimpse into the life of an MP and the inner workings of Parliament.