Westminster News

Liaison Committee & other engagements

Today I spent the best part of three hours interviewing Sir John Chilcot on his Iraq report at the Liaison Committee. Very interesting, but not an easy matter.

National Autistic Society

Supporting the National Autistic Society's event in the House of Commons to help people with Autism into work.

Heathrow Expansion

I should like to welcome the government’s decision to give the go-ahead to expanding Heathrow Airport. This decision puts an end to years of dithering by previous governments on a major issue which affects all of us.

British Veterinary Association

Very pleased to have been invited to become an Honorary Associate Member of the British Veterinary Association (BVA).

Conservative Party Conference

Today I returned from Conservative Party Conference where I had the opportunity to meet with many charities and organisations to discuss their work and current campaigns.

Summer Reading Challenge!

Encouraging children to join the Reading Challenge to read 6 books of their choice during their summer holidays