Queen's Canopy

Thanks to the fantastic Eastbrook Primary School in Southwick, which has taken 3 of the Queen's Commonwealth Canopy Trees to plant in their woodland area. Helped by some very enthusiastic house captains.

Pledge your support for our local pubs: Long Live the Local

I have pledged my support to the Long Live The Local Campaign to help pubs in East Worthing and Shoreham keep their doors open. I've joined more than 100,000 people who have signed the petition so far, including 224 in East Worthing and Shoreham.

Southwick Horticultural Society autumn show

Some impressive exhibits at the Southwick Horticultural Society autumn show on Saturday which is also their 100th anniversary so honoured to hand out the trophies

Supporting Macmillan’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

I was delighted to attended  Macmillan Cancer Support's World’s Biggest Coffee Morning event in Parliament. This year’s event focused on the challenges that people can face at different stages of their cancer experience.

Herald column October 25th 2018

In the current rather febrile atmosphere at Westminster over Brexit at the moment conspiracy theories seem to abound more than ever.

Government Fisheries Bill to take back control of UK waters

Today, the government are introducing the Fisheries Bill to Parliament, which will create the powers to build a sustainable, profitable UK fishing industry and deliver a Green Brexit with new protections for our precious marine environment.

Fair Funding for West Sussex County Council

I joined 6 of my West Sussex colleagues for a meeting with the Local Government Minister Rishi Sunak to make sure he is well aware of the shortcomings we have been facing in our county not least with the severe funding pressures on adult social care and children.

UK Parliament Week 2018

As we mark 100 years since the first women gained the right to vote, I am inviting everyone in Adur and Worthing to get involved in UK Parliament Week and play a part in our thriving democracy.