Campaigns

Non-stun Slaughter

I have been contacted by constituents about the issue of non-stun slaughter. The British Veterinary Association estimates that from 2017/18 reveal that over 120 million animals were slaughtered without being stunned first - more than three animals slaughtered every second on average.This is a cri

Brexit

The situation regarding our leaving the European Union is fast-moving. At the moment, the Commons has rejected the draft Withdrawal Agreement by 149 votes, which is the fourth largest government defeat in history.

The "missing link": Moving forward with the A417

Gloucestershire MPs continue to work with the Secretary of State for Transport to ensure a solution is found regarding the "missing link". It is essential that we move ahead with this work. The queues on the road are getting worse and the accidents, sometimes fatal, tragically continue.

Housing, Planning and the Green Belt

At a time when the government is assessing how best to increase the housing stock and affordable housing, there is a need to assess whether the planning system is producing suitable housing such as one and two bedroom affordable houses, and certain types of rented housing, in suitable areas.