General Election 2017

I'm very proud and honoured to be re-elected as MP for the great constituency of Tewkesbury. Thank you to all those who took part in the election, and especially to the 35,448 people who voted for me. Thanks also to my wife, Annie, and staff Nicole and Sophie, and all my supporters.

The Butterfly Garden

Meeting Chris Evans and his team at the Butterfly Garden in Cheltenham. The Butterfly Garden is an educational, therapeutic and recreational scheme for people of all ages dealing with disablement of any kind. They carry out excellent work and it is always a pleasure to visit. 

Health Visitors Lobby

With Health Visitors Jenny and Elizabeth on their visit to the House of Commons discussing funding for health visitor services. We've agreed to meet again in Tewkesbury to discuss the issues they raised with me today.

Winchcombe School visit to Parliament

Holding a meeting in the House of Commons with pupils and staff from Winchcombe School, discussing the work and role of Members of Parliament. It was really good to welcome everyone, and to get them a tour of the Palace and places in the gallery to observe the action in the Commons chamber.

Late shift with Gloucestershire Police

I had the privilege to go on a late shift with our local police. Our local police carry out excellent work in our communities with great dedication and professionalism. I would particularly like to thank John and James at the Bamfurlong Unit. Keep up the good work on behalf of us all.

Cotteswold Dairy

Visiting excellent local business Cotteswold Dairy this morning.

Probate Proposals

I welcome that there will be no immediate increase in probate fees. I will continue to oppose such changes moving forward.

Brockworth Community Project

On a visit to the Brockworth Community Project. Helped by 30 volunteers, they run a range of activities from the library which are of benefit to many people.

Parliamentary Questions


Much of the content on this website was established while I was a Member of Parliament. As Parliament has been dissolved there are no MPs until after the General Election on 8 June 2017.

Recently tabled Parliamentary Questions