Herald Column: July 11

As I have written before I have spent a lot of time over the last 18 months working with the Worthing Benefit Office in particular to scrutinise how well prepared they have been to bring in Universal Credit which came in locally just over a year ago.

RNIB Drop-in

I met with the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) at a parliamentary reception to hear about the charity’s Sight Loss Advice Service and the vital work that Eye Clinic Liaison Officers (ECLOs) carry out.

CEN Manifesto

Yesterday I supported the launch of a new environmental manifesto that explores new policy ideas to address climate change and biodiversity loss.I am a member of the Conservative Environment Network (CEN) MP's caucus, and signed the manifesto's declaration.

Herald Column: July 4

Last week was again dominated by issues related to children and climate change.

Tourism Sector Deal

I have welcomed the launch of the new Tourism Sector Deal, which will benefit the 425 tourism-related businesses in East Worthing and Shoreham.

Weekly look ahead: 1st July

Discussing prosecutions 40+ years on from the events of Bloody Sunday, the Eco Summit at Worthing College, costs for funerals of children and a guest for the ‘Eco-Tip of the Week’ in my weekly video.

Herald Column: June 27

This morning I visited the Iranian Embassy, or rather the pavement in front of the Iranian Embassy, to show solidarity with Ricard Ratcliffe, the husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, held in detention in Iran since 2016.