Westminster News

Brexit Update, 29th March

My all-encompassing reaction to Brexit, on what was supposed to be Brexit Day - March 29th.

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Herald Column: March 28th

Last week I put out a call for nominations for the NHS Achievement Awards and thank you to those who have responded so far.

Royal Assent

As my Bill received Royal Assent yesterday, it was an honour to be named "Campaigner of the Week" in our weekly Parliamentary Magazine, The House.

Brexit Update

I campaigned for, and voted to leave the EU in a once in a generation vote. We were promised - whether we voted to Leave or to Remain - that our decision would be implemented.

Weekly look ahead: 25th March

This week I try and keep my 'forward-look' video light on Brexit - I'll post an update later in the week with all things EU. Here, I talk about my visit to Worthing Mosque, the Adur Tidal Walls Scheme and other constituency matters. 

Herald Column: March 21st

This week I am not going to mention Brexit other than to say that the continuing shambles prevented me from meeting up with student scientists from the Sir Robert Woodard Academy who were invited to a prestigious event at the Francis Crick Institute in London.

Weekly look ahead: March 19th

My apologies for the delayed weekly look ahead video - drama in the House of Commons yesterday! This week I discuss Brexit developments, my Bill, other Westminster news and constituency matters - including the Adur Tidal Walls Defence works.

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.

International Trade Question, 14th March

My ‘International Trade’ question this morning, where I highlight how Brexit can be beneficial for breaking down the trade barriers encountered by many developing countries.