Rescue mission drama on visit to SARA

David Davies got more than he bargained for when he visited Severn Area Rescue Association (SARA) today.

The MP for Monmouth enjoyed a tour of the lifeboat and rescue station at Beachley, before donning a drysuit and lifejacket to climb aboard SARA lifeboat 1 'The Jim Hewitt'.

Christmas and New Year message

A closely fought general election and a lively ongoing negotiation over the manner of Britain’s exit from the European Union has made this one of the most interesting years politically that I can remember.

'Giving the gift of play' this Christmas

Monmouth MP David Davies attended the British Toy and Hobby’s Association’s (BTHA) ‘giving the gift of play’ parliamentary reception to show support for the thriving British toy industry.

"Disgraceful" 16-hour wait for ambulance

Monmouth MP David Davies has condemned the care of a 75 year-old woman from Govilon after she was forced to wait over 16 hours for an ambulance.

Conservative or Tory?

I had an email exchange today with a university student looking into and exploring the origins of words within the English language.

I was asked the following:

Rethink urged over dementia ward closure

Proposals to close a 15-bed dementia ward in Chepstow should be delayed until the completion of Gwent’s new £350m super-hospital in 2021, an MP has urged.

My regular newspaper column: Your MP Writes

The shrill commentators who forecast economic doom if we voted to leave the EU are starting to sound like religious zealots who stand on street corners with a prediction of Armageddon.