It’s been a week of sombre reflection and moving pageantry as we paid our respects and laid to rest our late Queen Elizabeth II. This week Parliament continues with dealing with the pressing concerns facing the country and the world. On Wednesday, Parliament convened for
My Three Priorities for Dover & Deal:
Please be aware that my office will be closed from 21st December until the 4th January. Therefore, emails may not be picked up and actioned straight away.
I will, of course, remain available to deal with the most urgent matters over this period, including in relation to transition and coronavirus.
I wish you a very happy Christmas and all the best for 2021.
It is said that a week is a long time in politics, and what an extraordinarily long and very sad week it has turned out to be. On Monday, I joined other Members of Parliament at the Queen Elizabeth II conference centre in Westminster to
On the morning of Thursday February 24th 2022, president Putin launched his illegal invasion of Ukraine. Peace in Europe was shattered in a matter of hours. Months of military build ups across the border culminated in the full-scale invasion of a peaceful and sovereign nation.
Last week hundreds of students received their A-Level and other higher level results. GCSE results are about to be released this week. It is always a period of mixed excitement and trepidation, waiting to hear what grades have been awarded. Every student should be proud
Recently I visited the maternity facility at Dover’s Buckland Hospital to meet with the maternity team and hear about work being done to improve local maternity services. East Kent Maternity services have been rocked in recent years by a number of tragic baby deaths in
Better healthcare is vital for our area, and something I care deeply about. The Covid pandemic was a real challenge for health services, both nationally and locally. So it has been encouraging to see some strongly positive local outcomes more recently. For example, it’s been
It is said that a week is a long time in politics, and what an extraordinarily long and very sad week it has turned out to be. On Monday, I joined other Members of Parliament at the Queen Elizabeth II
Watch the amazing new RLSS animation to help every child and family to understand water safety. Any further information about water safety, including pages that supply parents with water safety tips can be downloaded from the Royal Life Saving Society UK website – www.rlss.org.uk/DPW