Last week, we Got Brexit Done. For me this was the delivery of a key pledge in December’s election. Some two-thirds of people here in Dover & Deal voted to leave. Honouring that instruction was important to give people confidence in our democracy and institutions.
Last week I delivered my maiden speech to the House of Commons. The first time a Member of Parliament rises to speak in the Chamber is a big moment – a chance to tell the House about their constituency, their predecessor and their priorities. I
Natalie is backing calls to improve environmental protection for the Goodwin Sands. Meeting with Environment Secretary Theresa Villiers, Natalie made the case for protecting the Sands for future generations by making a new class of ‘special marine interest’ sites in the Government’s upcoming Environment Bill.
I called for immediate action to improve maternity services and for coroners to be given powers to investigate stillbirths – following the tragic death of baby Tallulah-Rai Edwards. Tallulah-Rai died a year ago in January 2019, less than 48 hours after her mother was discharged
Last week the new Parliament finally got into full swing. The debate on the Queen’s speech has seen the House of Commons focussing on Boris Johnson’s plans for the Brexit Britain we will build. Not simply better healthcare and more police but a land where
I held talks with Port of Dover chief executive Doug Bannister this week.We met onto discuss investment plans, traffic management and the Port’s future jobs plan. Since becoming an MP, I have called for immediate investment in lorry parks, the Whitfield roundabout and the main
Natalie Elphicke called in Parliament for a debate on road investment in Kent and urged the Chancellor Sajid Javid to axe the “dangerous” Smart Motorway project on the M20. Asking her first ever question in Parliament to Leader of the Commons The Rt Hon Jacob
At the end of this month, Britain will be leaving the European Union. At long last, the three year long Brexit stalemate will come to an end. For far too long we have been stuck going round in circles on the seemingly endless Brexit hamster
Deal will receive a six-figure sum of Government funding after I pressed for train station upgrades. The Department for Transport (DfT) has announced that Deal station will be awarded £105,000 for accessibility improvements under the Access for All scheme. The
I welcome the Budget announcement that brings the long awaited A2 dualling a step closer. Chancellor Rishi Sunak and Transport Secretary Grant Shapps announced that the Lower Thames Crossing will be going ahead as planned. Alongside the Budget, the Department