Waterloo Uncovered

Waterloo Uncovered is a registered UK charity that combines a world-class archaeology project on the battlefield of Waterloo with a support program for veterans and the military community.

The Future of Aviation Group

Along with a group of cross-party MPs, I have written a letter to the Chancellor urging him to agree a customised and flexible extension to the furlough scheme for the aviation, travel and tourism industries.

Herald Column: June 11

I am sure everyone will have been shocked by the terrible scenes from Minneapolis with the brutal killing of George Floyd. Many constituents have written to me expressing concerns at the underlying racism that still pervades many American institutions and aiming to draw parallels in the UK.

Food Standards

This UK Government will not compromise on our standards. Our manifesto is clear that in all of our trade negotiations, we will not compromise on our high environmental protection, animal welfare and food standards.

Weekly look ahead: 9th June

My weekly video, discussing the anti-racism protests this weekend which were hijacked by a minority of violent thugs, the welcome news that COVID-19 cases in Worthing and St Richard’s Hospital are down into single figures, the Community Champion Award and more.

The Killing of George Floyd

I have not surprisingly received a number of emails from constituents on various aspects resulting from this heinous crime and I thought it would be useful if I set my thoughts down as comprehensively as possible for all to see.

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.