Westminster News

Herald Column: April 18th

If you waded beyond all the Brexit coverage last week there were 2 interesting and very welcome announcements from the Government.

Social Media Reports

Following the publications of two important reports- "Online Harms White Paper" and "#NewFilters", I discuss the role that social media companies play, and the responsibilities they should hold, to protect people - especially young people - online. 

Legal Aid for Inquests Debate

Last week I spoke in a Westminster Hall debate on 'Legal Aid for Inquests', where I discussed the legal representation issues for the families of the 11 men that lost their lives in the 2015 Shoreham Airshow disaster.

Herald Column: April 11th

First of all, my apologies for the absence of my column last week (for some it may have come as a relief!) but in all the latest chaos about Brexit it completely slipped my mind and then events overtook.

World Parkinson's Day

Parkinson’s UK Parkinson’s Is campaign, which launches on World Parkinson’s Day, aims to shatter public misconceptions about the condition by highlighting the reality of everyday life for those living with it and their families.

Brexit Statement in Parliament 9 April

"We’ve not just kicked the can down the road, we’ve now kicked it into the cul-de-sac, and we’re kicking it round and round the cul-de-sac, getting nowhere".

My speech in Parliament on the Brexit debate on the 9th April.


Another Brexit update!

We were supposed to be coming out on the 29th of March last week. I just wish we’d been able to achieve that, because this has gone on for far too long.

My Brexit update from another historic week in Westminster.

Indicative Votes - Round 2

In the spirit of Henry Ford’s “any colour as long as it is black”, on Monday night we could have ‘compromised’ and voted ‘Aye’ to any Brexit option – as long as it was remain. 

Weekly look ahead: 1st April

My April 1st ‘Forward-look’ video, fresh from greeting constituents from the Shoreham Beach Residents’ Association up in Westminster. I talk about Brexit (and our new round of votes this week), Mayoral visits, the E.Y.E. Project and more.