News

Reaction to New Monks Farm decision

I am very disappointed that the Adur Planning Committee last night caved into the enormous pressure they had been under to approve the plans for New Monks Farm and particularly the inclusion of IKEA, which can only impact hugely on the heavily congested A27.

Alzheimer's Society stand: Party Conference

For all those constituents who urged me to visit the Alzheimer's Society stand and Party Conference: this ones for you! They do great work in Worthing and yet again supported our recent Pensioners Fair. 

Trip to Tibet

One of my Parliamentary roles that is perhaps less directly relevant to the East Worthing & Shoreham constituency is as co-chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Tibet.

Herald column September 20th 2018

It was a very different and much smaller meeting to discuss the Howard Kent site proposals at the Southwick Barn last Friday to the 200 odd standing room only event at Shoreham College earlier in the year.

Schools funding update

We all know that schools in West Sussex receive less funding than other areas in the country, which has resulted in school budgets being strained and savings having to be found. 

Shoreham Fort - anti-aircraft gun

I paid a visit to Shoreham Fort yesterday to meet the archaeologists exploring what looks like a WW2 anti-aircraft gun emplacement just to the west of the Fort before some new road surfacing takes place.

£6m awarded to successful coastal projects in first wave of funding

I was delighted to see that Coastal West Sussex Partnership were announced as one of the 16 been successful 'Fast Track' projects set to receive a share of £6million Coastal Communities Fund money to help deliver sustainable growth and jobs across the Great British Coast.

Howard Kent public meeting

It was a very different and much smaller meeting to discuss the Howard Kent site proposals at the Southwick Barn this evening to the 200 odd standing room only event at Shoreham College earlier in the year.