Remembrance Sunday

It was an amazing occasion yesterday at Tewkesbury Abbey and then at the cross. A huge turnout and wonderful services marked the 100th anniversary of the ending of the First World War, and paid tribute to those who lost their lives in other conflicts as well.

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.