Access to justice - Herald column January 11th 2018

Parliament returned from the Christmas recess this week and I was fortunate enough to be given an adjournment debate slot on the continuing delays in progressing the inquest into the Shoreham Air Show crash and access to justice for the families of the victims.

Herald column December 21st 2017

It is not often that you get to play both two great Parliamentarians William Wilberforce and William Pitt the Younger at the same time and in the House of Commons chamber.

Herald Column December 14th 2017

Thank you to all those constituents asking me to sign the Blue Belt Charter to help protect 4 million square kilometres of ocean around British overseas territories.

Trains, babies and Brexit - Herald column December 7th 2017

Back to Westminster on Monday and more late nights for day 4 of the Brexit Bill as a stream of blurry eyed MPs left the Commons after a series of votes just before 1am. It was so late that the lights had been switched off on the impressive Christmas tree in front of Parliament.

Herald column November 16th 2017

Parliament is a particularly frustrating place at the moment but although the media would have you believe otherwise there has been some particularly good news coming out of Westminster recently.