Inspire an Engineer event

Supporting the Inspire an Engineer event in the House of Commons today. There are great opportunities available for young people, male and female, looking for careers.

Meeting with National Farmers Union

On Friday I met with our local National Farmers Union to discuss current priorities across the local farming community. I look forward to further discussions on police funding, flood protection, halal slaughter, bovine TB, and countryside stewardship.

Missing Link progress

Gloucestershire MPs met with Roads Minister Jesse Norman to discuss the next steps towards fixing the Missing Link problem. The discussions are going well and progress is indeed being made. Options will be presented to the public next February.


I would like to welcome several measures brought forward in the budget, which recognised the need to deal with our debts whilst investing to build a strong economy as we make our way in the world outside the European Union.

Twyning road closures

Following further discussions that we have had over the past few days, I can confirm that Highways have not yet accepted the road closure and diversion proposal in Twyning and Persimmon have been asked to explore other opportunities to avoid unnecessary disruption to the village residents, visito

EU (Withdrawl) Bill

I have been contacted by many constituents on the amendment to the EU (Withdrawal) Bill relating to animal sentience, following much misinformation in the media.

Rememberance Sunday

Today I attended the Remembrance Day service at Prestbury, followed by Eucharist in St Mary's church. They were both wonderful services. Thank you to all who organised and took part in them, and who also gave Annie and me such a great welcome.

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Beer and Pub Association

Ahead of the Budget, I joined the Beer and Pub Association @beerandpub to discuss number of brewing & pub jobs in my constituency to support pubs and jobs.

British Legion Poppy Ride

Today I took part in the Royal British Legion's Poppy Ride as part of their fundraising events during the Poppy Appeal.