Campaigns

Wear it pink!

On Wednesday I had the pleasure of meeting with the both ‘Breast Cancer Care’ and ‘Breast Cancer Now’ along with some of the people they support, to learn more about breast cancer and the effect it has on their lives.

Long Live The Local

As a regular patron of pubs myself and will continue to do all I can to help them which is why i’m supporting the Long Live the Local campaign, calling on the Chancellor to cut beer tax at this year’s Budget to support pubs in our local communities.

HS2 Review

Boris Johnson promised a review into the viability, potential costs and likely benefits of HS2 and I’m pleased that he has now announced that review. I have voted against HS2 from the start. I believe it to be very expensive with a poor cost-benefit ratio, and it is likely the costs will spiral.

Back Boris

Showing my support for the Back Boris campaign. I'm pleased that he was elected leader of the Conservative Party and has now become Prime Minister and I very much look forward to working with him, not just on Brexit but on many of the other issues which we need to address.

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

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.