Age UK: Put older people’s views at the centre of the social care debate

Tim Loughton MP for East Worthing & Shoreham met with older people from across the country at an event in Parliament organised by the charity Age UK.  

The event focused on older people’s views of social care and is part of Age UK’s campaign for a better social care system.

WASPI Update

I wanted to provide an update on three important WASPI topics:

1) WASPI survey

Herald column April 5th

Many readers will have heard of The Great Get Together Weekend which was established in memory of my former colleague Jo Cox MP who was murdered back in 2016.

Help for Heroes concert

Well done to the organisers of the Help for Heroes concert at Worthing Assembly Hall this evening - great music and great atmosphere.

#DespiteBrexit: GlaxoSmithKline staying put

Last week, Sir Peter Bottomley and I caught up with the Chairman and senior management of GlaxoSmithKline at a presentation in the Commons. Glaxo remains one of Worthing’s largest and longest standing employers.

Herald column March 29th 2018

The Herald has reported on the outcry over the review of the way the Community Safety Partnership is funded by the Police Crime and Commissioner.

Deposit return scheme in fight against plastic

A deposit return scheme to increase recycling rates and slash the amount of waste polluting our land and seas will be introduced subject to consultation later this year, it was confirmed today.

Jobcentre Plus Travel Discount Card

The Jobcentre Plus Travel Discount Card can make a real difference to people looking for work by allowing jobseekers to travel to interviews at half the price.