Campaigns

BREXIT: Theresa May's Florence speech

A number of people have contacted me following the Prime Minister’s speech in Florence. Not surprisingly, those who have been in touch hold a wide range of views on Brexit. Some want to ignore the referendum result while others want to leave the EU immediately without any deal.

Stop the scandal of prisoner compensation claims

The news that Michael Adebolajo, one of the Islamic terrorists who murdered Lee Rigby, wants thousands of pounds in compensation while being restrained by prison guards will have been met with outrage by all right-thinking people in this country.

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STRONG AND STABLE LEADERSHIP

THE BEST POSSIBLE DEAL FROM BREXIT

A GROWING ECONOMY TO SECURE OUR FUTURE 

Prime Minister Theresa May has announced a General Election will be held on Thursday 8 June 2017.

Brexit and Article 50

Thursday 30 June 2016Following the EU referendum, I have received a large number of emails. Some from people unhappy with the result who want another referendum, and some from people who supported Brexit and believe the government is now trying to "wriggle out" of it - and that I might not follow this through.

TTIP and the NHS

Over the past few months, I have been contacted by constituents across the political spectrum – from UKIP supporters and activists to Labour-backed trade unionists – who are worried that negotiations between the European Union (EU) and USA on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) could lead to the privatisation of our National Health Service (NHS).

Military action in Syria: Where I stand

A number of people have contacted me with concerns about Wednesday's vote (2 December) on military action in Syria. Similar questions are being asked so I am going to try and deal with them all in this statement. How will you vote?In 2013, I voted against military action on President Assad's forces in Syria. After much thought, I will support the government for the following reasons: 

Tampon tax

There is a lot of misinformation out there regarding the so-called 'tampon tax' that I feel needs to be addressed. Women and campaigners have every right to be angry - but their anger is directed at the wrong people.