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Baby Loss Awareness Week 2018

For too long baby loss has been a taboo subject but bereaved parents should not have to suffer in silence.

Worthing Mental Health Awareness Week

Delighted to attend the launch of Worthing’s Mental Health Awareness Week yesterday, where I was joined by local cadets for special presentation on mental health and veterans #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek

Pledge to back a law to end unsafe pavement parking

I spoke with the charity Guide Dogs at the Conservative Party conference about the challenges pavement parked cars create for blind and partially sighted people, who may have to risk their safety by walking into the road just to get by.

Herald column 4th October 2018

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.

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.