House of Commons - DWP Questions

During Work and Pension questions time, I asked the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions whether he could give some indication of when he will publish the draft regulations on housing benefits for 18 to 21-year-olds.

Latest Herald Column - 28 January 2016

Last Monday’s meeting in the Commons between about 20 Sussex and South London MPs, Rail Minister Claire Perry, Southern Rail (Now GTR), Network Rail and a cast of thousands was certainly a lively start to the Parliamentary week.

Daily Politics - Google and Tax Avoidance

It was welcome news over the weekend that Google are paying more tax on their past profits. It is a success, it is progress, but it is only the start of progress.

Latest Herald Column - 21 January 2016

Bit worrying to see headlines about my Sompting public meeting being ‘hijacked’ and ‘crashed’ last week. In fact it did exactly what it said on the tin. It was billed as the first of a series of ‘Talk to Tim’ constituency meetings for me to give my take on current issues...

Tim Loughton MP signs Holocaust Educational Trust Book of Commitment

This week Tim Loughton MP signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment, in doing so pledging his commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day and honouring those who were murdered during the Holocaust as well as paying tribute to the extraordinary Holocaust survivors who work tirelessly to educate young people.