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House of Commons - WASPI Debate

Following today's debate, I hope the Government can open up a dialogue with WASPI because we are talking about real women facing real hardship, after hard working lives doing the sort of things we encourage our constituents to do every day of the week

Is the “UK Settlement” an EU Fresh Start?

Whilst we recognise the huge effort the Prime Minister has put into the renegotiation, we are disappointed that his fellow European leaders did not take this opportunity to make the reforms that Europe so desperately needs. Alas, we do not believe that the deal finally offered by our European partners is one we can support as the basis for our continued membership of the EU.

EU Referendum Declaration

For the past few months many of you have asked repeatedly how I will vote in the EU referendum. My response enigmatically perhaps, but accurately, has been ‘hopefully to remain but probably to leave.’ Having reserved my counsel until the details of what we will actually be voting on have been made clear, my ‘status’ has now changed to ‘regretfully not to remain, definitely to leave.’

Tim Loughton MP visits people with dementia in Worthing

Tim Loughton MP (East Worthing and Shoreham) visited the Worthing Alzheimer’s Society office in Stone Lane, Worthing, on Friday 12 February 2016. During his visit, Tim met the society’s staff and volunteers, who work tirelessly to provide an important service, as well as the Worthing Town Cryers.

GTR Performance Update: Monday 8th Feb - Friday 12th Feb

Southern's performance was a little better than the previous week. Although the Gatwick Express line again saw heavy disruption on Monday and Friday, whilst Monday was a particularly bad day with no fewer than 327 journeys delay be 30 minutes or more and over 1100 delayed by more than 5 minutes.

Latest Herald Column - 11 February 2016

I had a very busy constituency Friday dealing with everything from Lancing sewage spills to restrictions on catching Sea Bass and the UK Youth Parliament’s anti-racism campaign. That’s just the way I like it.