News

Supporting persecuted Christians

Supporting the Open Doors campaign in Westminster yesterday to help and protect Christians who are persecuted in various parts of the world.

Five year land supply

It’s important for councils to have a five year land supply in order to protect the area from speculative applications by developers. The problem is that there is no standard methodology for calculating that supply.

Taking the oath

It was a great honour and privilege to take the oath on the King James Bible in the House of Commons at the start of this Parliament.

Christmas Card Competition 2019

I am pleased to announce that the 2019 Christmas card competition winner is…

Jasmine aged 6 with her Colourful nativity scene design!

There were so many wonderful designs this year which made it difficult to choose a winner, but Jasmine’s colourful design really stood out.

General Election

I was very pleased and honoured to be re-elected as the Member of Parliament for Tewkesbury. It is a great area and I’ll continue to do my best for the people who live here.

A417 Missing Link Consultation

Highways England is currently consulting the local community and stakeholders on proposals for the A417 Missing Link road improvement scheme.

Taste of Gloucestershire

It was great to meet local businesses at the ‘Taste of Gloucestershire’ event in Westminster today. Thank you to all those who came along to showcase the amazing local produce that the area has to offer.

Cheltenham's A&E Saved!

Great news announced by the Health Secretary- Cheltenham’s A&E is remaining open! Alex Chalk, Geoffrey Clifton-Brown and I have led a major campaign on this issue and Matt Hancock has responded favourably.

Cleeve School - Climate Change Event

Really enjoyed visiting Cleeve School and talking to pupils about climate change and ways in which we can avoid it. Thanks to those who organised it and the pupils who took part. It was very worthwhile.