Herald Column: May 23rd

So far, I have yet to be deluged with the flood of complaints I was copied into from constituents last year when GTR and other train operators changed their timetables.

New Monks Farm

Very disappointed to receive confirmation from the Department for Housing, Communities and Local Government that they will not be calling in the planning application for New Monks Farm as I and many of my constituents requested.


Protecting Cultural Heritage Event

On Monday I was thrilled to speak on a panel with Tom Tugendhat MP, Kirsty Lang from the BBC and Director of the British Museum Dr Hartwig Fischer to discuss how the UK is protecting cultural heritage in fragile and conflict states.

Herald Column: May 16th

I was as surprised as the many Lancing residents who subsequently emailed me to complain after reading in the national press that Lancing is in fact ‘Lancing-on-Sea.’ Who knew?

Conservative Environment Network Event

On Monday I joined calls for strong legislative targets to reduce air pollution in the upcoming 'Environment Bill' - expected to be introduced to Parliament this summer.

Weekly look ahead: 14th May

My weekly video, where I talk about urging the Dalai Lama to declare a 'Climate Emergency' in Tibet, new tenants in Number 10 and more.

Herald Column: May 9th

Congratulations to all the new Worthing councillors elected last week and commiserations to those who were not re-elected on what was unsurprisingly not a very good night for my party locally and nationally.

Weekly look ahead: 7th May

My weekly look ahead - discussing Brexit, Climate Change, Education Funding, Tibet and Circuses.

Herald Column: May 2nd

What seemed like the whole of the Sussex farming community turned up on a lovely spring afternoon in a lovely part of the South Downs for the funeral of the doyen of the Coombes farming family Mary Passmore.