Westminster News

#StandUpToBullying

I was proud to support the #StandUpToBullying campaign on the Stand Up to Bullying Day run by hosted by the Diana Awards – we all have a role to play in standing up to bullying.

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EU Withdrawal Bill - Update

I have put together a video to update constituents on the latest developments with the EU Withdrawal Bill and an explanation of why I voted to dismiss the Lords' amendments.

Government announces support for Finn’s Law campaign in Parliament

Today, The Environment Secretary has announced support for Finn’s Law, to provide more protection for the brave police service animals who protect us. We are continuing to raise the bar on animal welfare, whether it be for our beloved pets, brave service animals or on farms.

£30M for a Rough Sleeping Initiative

83 areas will share £30 million to boost the immediate support available to people living on the streets and help them into accommodation, including £271,094 for Worthing. 

Tim Loughton MP takes a stand against cancer

Tim Loughon MP, [East Worthing & Shoreham], is backing a life-saving appeal from Cancer Research UK for more NHS cancer staff.

He attended a special event in Westminster to launch the charity’s new campaign - ‘Shoulder to Shoulder Against Cancer’.

End of the line for GTR

Just when we thought GTR's train service had started, ever so slightly, to improve, or at least not deteriorate further, along comes this new timetable - a mess of epic proportions.

Fur Free Britain

On Monday there were two pieces of good animal welfare news:

1) the Government's Ivory Bill passed through the House of Commons unopposed. The Bill will ban the trade in ivory in the UK and introduction strong sanction, such as heavy fines, against anyone breaking the ban

World Enivornment Day

Today, is #WorldEnivornmentDay

2017 was Britain’s greenest year ever and the Conservatives are determined to protect the environment for future generations. These are some ways in which we’re proudly protecting our environment and wildlife.

Urgent meeting wit the Secretary of State for Transport

Urgent meeting with the Secretary of State for Transport, Chris Grayling and other Sussex MPs to discuss the chaos caused by the train timetables chaos following our letter to him yesterday. 

3 key issues need addressing urgently: