Poppy Ride

I am pleased to support the IPT Poppy Ride which took place in parliament in association with The Royal British Legion

Special needs education funding

I held a meeting in my Commons office with Minister Nadim Zawahi discussing funding for special needs education. I am pressing for greater funding for Gloucestershire.

Macmillan Cancer Support

At the Macmillan Coffee Morning at the House of Commons earlier this week. Well done to those of you who held your own coffee mornings across the constituency to raise money to assist Macmillan with their excellent work.


National Trust

Visited Crickley Hill with the National Trust. We discussed the A417 plans, farming and how outdoor spaces are managed for people and wildlife.

Westminster Africa Business Group

I welcomed His Excellency the High Commissioner of Ghana at an event I hosted in the House of Commons last night on behalf of the Westminster Africa Business Group

Chelsea Pensioners

I met with the Chelsea Pensioners at the Royal Hospital, Chelsea . They are a wonderful group in a marvellous, historic setting. Tours of the building are available.

Brexit Negotiations

The government is still hopeful of reaching a deal with the EU about the terms of our leaving and future relationship. However, the EU is saying that a sticking point is the question over the Irish border. I believe this to be a red herring.