Westminster News

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.

Basic Payment Scheme delays

This morning at DEFRA questions I raised the issue of delayed BPS payments to farmers and asked the Government what improvements are being made to prevent unacceptable delays in the future.

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

Meeting with High Commissioner from Uganda

With the High Commissioner from Uganda in the Commons today. Today I also met our High Commissioner to Nigeria, and our Ambassadors to Senegal, Ethiopia and Braizil. A true internationalist!

Cancer Research Parliament Day

Great to join Cancer Research UK to hear about the work they are doing and how we can reduce the risk of cancer at their Parliament Day 2016.