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Weekly look ahead: 22nd June

My weekly video, discussing the horrific terrorist attack in Reading over the weekend, the opening up of our shops, Dame Vera Lynn and much more.

Herald Column: June 18

A belated Happy Sussex Day for last Tuesday. A group of suitably socially distanced Sussex MPs gathered on the House of Commons Terrace this week with a Martlets flag to raise a virtual toast (all the bars are closed) to celebrate our County Day and proclaim the Sussex Charter.

Weekly look ahead: 17th June

My weekly look ahead, reflecting on the good news that the ‘Free School Meal’ voucher scheme will be extended over the summer holidays, discussing the London protests, the merger of the Foreign Office and DFID and congratulating this weeks’ winners of the Coronavirus Community Champion Award - Th

Waterloo Uncovered

Waterloo Uncovered is a registered UK charity that combines a world-class archaeology project on the battlefield of Waterloo with a support program for veterans and the military community.

The Future of Aviation Group

Along with a group of cross-party MPs, I have written a letter to the Chancellor urging him to agree a customised and flexible extension to the furlough scheme for the aviation, travel and tourism industries.

Herald Column: June 11

I am sure everyone will have been shocked by the terrible scenes from Minneapolis with the brutal killing of George Floyd. Many constituents have written to me expressing concerns at the underlying racism that still pervades many American institutions and aiming to draw parallels in the UK.

Food Standards

This UK Government will not compromise on our standards. Our manifesto is clear that in all of our trade negotiations, we will not compromise on our high environmental protection, animal welfare and food standards.

Weekly look ahead: 9th June

My weekly video, discussing the anti-racism protests this weekend which were hijacked by a minority of violent thugs, the welcome news that COVID-19 cases in Worthing and St Richard’s Hospital are down into single figures, the Community Champion Award and more.

The Killing of George Floyd

I have not surprisingly received a number of emails from constituents on various aspects resulting from this heinous crime and I thought it would be useful if I set my thoughts down as comprehensively as possible for all to see.