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Herald column June 21st 2018

One of my favourite constituency events of the year is the Worthing Children’s Parade now in its 11th year and this time it was by far the biggest and best yet.

£20 million investment to help tackle loneliness

As part of our plans to build a more caring society we will announce a £20 million investment to help tackle loneliness, building on Jo Cox’s legacy and helping charities fight social isolation. 

New Monks Farm planning meeting date announced

The date for the planning committee meeting to decide on the proposed New Monks Farm development to include 600 new homes and an Ikea has been announced: 

Date: Wednesday 18th July 

Time: 7pm

Location: Sir Robert Woodard Academy, Upper Boundstone Lane, Somtping, BN15 9QZ

Worthing Children’s Parade

One of my favourite constituency events of the year is the Worthing Children’s Parade now in its 11th year and this time it was by far the biggest and best yet.

#StandUpToBullying

I was proud to support the #StandUpToBullying campaign on the Stand Up to Bullying Day run by hosted by the Diana Awards – we all have a role to play in standing up to bullying.

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Charles Horton, Chief Executive Officer of Govia Thameslink Railway resigns

The Go-Ahead Group plc (GOG) today announced that Charles Horton, Chief Executive Officer of Govia Thameslink Railway, has tendered his resignation. He will remain in his post for a short period to oversee the development of a temporary timetable to address recent disruption to services.

EU Withdrawal Bill - Update

I have put together a video to update constituents on the latest developments with the EU Withdrawal Bill and an explanation of why I voted to dismiss the Lords' amendments.

Government announces support for Finn’s Law campaign in Parliament

Today, The Environment Secretary has announced support for Finn’s Law, to provide more protection for the brave police service animals who protect us. We are continuing to raise the bar on animal welfare, whether it be for our beloved pets, brave service animals or on farms.

School governor roundtables

Here are the minutes of the 2 roundtables which I held with chairs of governors from schools across East Worthing & Shoreham on May 17th and 25th May.