Herald column February 8th 2018

Last week was a busy one for me both in Parliament and the constituency as my Private Member’s Bill finally came up for its second reading last Friday. My Civil Partnerships, Marriages and Death (Registration Etc.) Bill.

Herald column February 1st 2018

Thanks to all those Sompting residents who came to the public meeting on the West Sompting development I organised at Sir Robert Woodard Academy last Thursday.

Herald Column 25 January 2018

So the vote is in and by a margin of 51 per cent to 49 per cent the Worthing Town Facebook page voted for my beard to Leave in an even tighter re-run of the Brexit referendum.

Herald column January 18th 2018

Despite the attempts by some in positions of responsibility in Lancing to claim that the anti-social behaviour problems have gone away and there is ‘nothing to see here’ alas I have continued to receive complaints about Beach Green.

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.