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Private Members' Bill Success!

Success! My Private Members' Bill - "Civil Partnerships, Marriages and Deaths (Registration Etc.) Bill" has cleared all its Parliamentary stages! Next stop - Royal assent.

Herald Column: March 7th

In the last week I have taken part in a number of interesting debates in Parliament which didn’t involve Brexit.

NHS Parliamentary Awards 2019

Last year there were over 750 nominations from fellow MPs for individuals or organisations to win an award at the NHS Parliamentary Awards.

Education Funding Debate

My speech from Monday's education funding debate, where I talk about the long-term funding issues that schools in West Sussex have encountered. 

Small Charities Challenge Fund

I am pleased to let you know about DFID’s Small Charities Challenge Fund (SCCF), an exciting funding opportunity for small charities across East Worthing and Shoreham and beyond

Maintained Nursery Schools Update

Great news for Boundstone and other maintained nurseries today - the Government will extend the supplementary funding paid to local authorities - by a sum of approximately £24 million - to enable them to fully-fund maintained nursery schools for the whole of the 2019/2020 academic year. 

Herald Column February 28th 2019

The problem of unauthorised traveller encampments has been a nuisance in Adur and Worthing over many years, as it has in many parts of the country.

Duty of Care Q&A

I took part in a fascinating and thought-provoking online Q&A session with The Telegraph yesterday as part of their ‘Duty of Care’ Campaign.