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Herald column September 20th 2018

It was a very different and much smaller meeting to discuss the Howard Kent site proposals at the Southwick Barn last Friday to the 200 odd standing room only event at Shoreham College earlier in the year.

Schools funding update

We all know that schools in West Sussex receive less funding than other areas in the country, which has resulted in school budgets being strained and savings having to be found. 

£6m awarded to successful coastal projects in first wave of funding

I was delighted to see that Coastal West Sussex Partnership were announced as one of the 16 been successful 'Fast Track' projects set to receive a share of £6million Coastal Communities Fund money to help deliver sustainable growth and jobs across the Great British Coast.

Herald column September 13th 2018

Many thanks to all those who came to my Pensioners’ Fair on Friday and thank you to the landlords of the Montague Quarter for allowing us the use of this excellent venue.

Showing my support for British farming

I was delighted to be able to show my support for British farming at Back British Farming Day in Westminster this week, recognising the crucial role farmers play in producing food and caring for the countryside.

Pensioners' Fair 2018

Many thanks to all those who came to my Pensioners’ Fair on Friday and thank you to the landlords of the Montague Quarter for allowing us the use of this excellent venue.

Herald column September 6th 2018

Parliament returned this week after the summer recess and the hottest summer on record. Things are still hotting up in Westminster though as Brexit remains the dominant issue of the day – so situation normal then!

Wearing it pink for charity fundraiser

I added a splash of pink to my usual attire to support Breast Cancer Now’s wear it pink fundraiser, which will take place on Friday 19 October to raise money for vital breast cancer research.