Westminster News

Promotion to DExEU

I was honoured to have been appointed as Parliamentary Under Secretary of State in the Department for Exiting the European Union (DExEU) and to be joining the Government at this exciting time for our country.

Health Secretary praises local GPs and CCG

The Health Secretary praised local GPs and Fareham and Gosport CCG for bringing a same day access services to Fareham Community Hospital. I asked Jeremey Hunt two questions during a debate on patient access to GPs in the House of Commons. In the first question I asked:

The Budget 2017

The budget clearly shows that this Government is working to support everyone in society.

Young Conservatives visit to Parliament

It was great to welcome the Fareham Conservatives Under 35s Team to Parliament. There is fantastic passion and talent amongst our young people interested in democracy! Looking forward to continuing our interesting discussions.

Family Justice debate

Today I called for reform of the family justice system in a debate she organised in Parliament.

The debate was packed with members of the public watching from the public viewing galleries, with ques of people waiting for a space.

Warsash Fishermen

Yesterday I sought reassurances from the Government that Fareham fishermen will have greater opportunities to fish in local waters after the UK’s departure from the EU.

Speaking in the House of Commons, I asked:

Fareham company praised by Minister

A Fareham company has received the praise of a Government minister during a question and answer session this week in Parliament.

I asked Defence Minister Harriet Baldwin:

      ‘What recent progress has been made on bringing HMS Queen Elizabeth into service?’

New Cycle Safety Review

I have welcomed a new government review to look into road safety rules.