Westminster News

Weekly look ahead: 11th June

A rundown on the leadership race, a meeting with Extinction Rebellion and the Worthing Children's Parade all feature in my weekly video.

Herald Column: June 6

No, I still haven’t thrown my hat in the ring for the Conservative Party leadership though the Westminster hat seller must be running rather low on stocks as the tally of contenders reaches 13 at the time of writing and nominations don’t actually close until Monday.

Weekly look ahead: 4th June

In a week dominated by the Trump visit and the leadership race - my weekly video, where I discuss boat blessings, Shoreham Fort, climate change petitions and more.

COP 26 Climate Change Conference 2020 Petition

Climate change is a serious and pressing concern. I know that many East Worthing and Shoreham residents care deeply about our environment. The UK has a leading role to play in tackling climate change. However, this also needs urgent attention from the Governments of the world.

Herald Column: May 30

So not a lot to report from Parliament in the last week then – just a Prime Ministerial resignation and a cataclysmic result for the main parties in the European elections that nobody really wanted to take place.

Weekly look ahead: 28th May

From a dark Chapel of St Mary Undercroft beneath Westminster Hall, my weekly video. This week, I talk about the European elections, a climate change petition, the leadership race (I'm not running), and more.

Herald Column: May 23rd

So far, I have yet to be deluged with the flood of complaints I was copied into from constituents last year when GTR and other train operators changed their timetables.

Protecting Cultural Heritage Event

On Monday I was thrilled to speak on a panel with Tom Tugendhat MP, Kirsty Lang from the BBC and Director of the British Museum Dr Hartwig Fischer to discuss how the UK is protecting cultural heritage in fragile and conflict states.

Herald Column: May 16th

I was as surprised as the many Lancing residents who subsequently emailed me to complain after reading in the national press that Lancing is in fact ‘Lancing-on-Sea.’ Who knew?