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Herald Column: October 10

So this week Parliament really did prorogue on Tuesday ahead of the Queen’s Speech on Monday when the Government’s programme for the forthcoming year will be set out following on from a lot of positive commitments made in last month’s Spending Review.

Weekly look ahead: 8th October

My weekly video where I talk about ‘Clean-Air Zones’ around schools, meeting with International Development Secretary Alok Sharma and presenting him with the fantastic work done by the pupils of Eastbrook Primary Academy, the climate change event at Ropetackle, my take on the ‘Henriques Report’ a

Women's Mental Health

It was a privilege to speak in the debate on ‘Women’s Mental Health’ in the Chamber, where I spoke about the impact that perinatal mental health is having on the mental health of generations of women in this country.

Act 4 Clean Air

Together with colleagues from across the political divide, I'm calling on the Government to include a 'Clean Air Bill' in the Queen's Speech - as part of the 'Clean Air for All' Campaign.

Weekly look ahead: 1st October

My weekly video where I talk about the increasingly unpleasant tone and ugliness of debate in the House of Commons and across the country - of course not helped by a Labour MP, Ian Lavery, saying he wanted me “kicked out like a dog in the night” at a recent Labour Party event in Shoreham.

Herald Column: October 3

So, I am at my desk in Westminster writing my column rather than at the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester because Opposition MPs voted against a short recess after the Supreme Court ruling requiring Parliament to continue sitting.

Worthing Theatres and Museum

From outside the Worthing Museum with Dan Humphreys – leader of Worthing Council - to address some of the scare-stories that have been doing the rounds regarding the Worthing theatres and museums.

Weekly look ahead: 23rd September

My weekly look ahead video featuring Councillor Andy McGregor in Lancing. I discuss the Talent Within You presentation, the NCS - National Citizen Service graduation ceremony in Worthing, as well as Brexit updates and other constituency events.