Infant Mental Health Awareness Week


Infant Mental Health Awareness Week runs every June. It provides an opportunity for everyone to help raise awareness of this important part of early childhood development and to share work they are doing.

World Environment Day

Today is World Environment Day; it is a chance for us all to pause and reflect on the importance of nature to our health, prosperity and security. It is also an opportunity for us to redouble our efforts to leave the environment in a better state than we found it for future generations.

Herald Column: June 4

Parliament returned this week though at the time of writing this it is not clear we will be voting in person in a line socially distanced which could involve spilling out on to the Embankment with the suspension of virtual voting that we were just about getting to  grips with.

The Skills Toolkit

The Skills Toolkit, developed in collaboration with DWP, BEIS and DCMS, is an online platform giving people access to free, high-quality digital and numeracy training.

Weekly look ahead: 3rd Jude

My weekly video discussing the return to Parliament and the new voting system, the situation in Hong Kong, the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis and more.

Chinese Concerns

1,000,000 Tibetans killed by Chinese oppression. 2,000,000 Uighurs incarcerated in re-education concentration camps. Over 7,000,000 Hong Kong citizens about to see their civil liberties and freedom of expression snuffed out.

We need to stand up to the Chinese Government

Volunteers' Week 2020

This week we celebrate Volunteer' Week - a chance to remind volunteers how grateful we are for all they do, which so often goes unnoticed. 

Herald Column: May 28

I hope everyone enjoyed the sunny Bank Holiday weekend, suitably socially distanced. For my part I was anything but socially distanced from my computer over the weekend responding to hundreds of emails from constituents with an opinion on the Dominic Cummings affair.

Weekly look ahead: 27th May

This 'English Tourism Week', I discuss the gradual re-opening of schools and shops in June, the 'Coronavirus Community Champions Award' and why I'm linking up with two local charities - Home-Start Arun, Worthing & Adur and SafeinSussex - to collect good quality toys to distribute to these cha