Huawei and why we need to talk to China

During the Cold War the then US Defence Chief William Perry received a late night call saying 170 intercontinental ballistic missiles had been launched from Soviet territory. The President should be woken to confirm a protocol response.

Brexit Update - Indicative Votes - 27th March 2019

On Wednesday evening, like many others, I abstained from voting on all 8 Amendments that were put to the House as I believe the Prime Ministers Deal is the best way forward.  The Deal is not perfect, but it is our best option for honouring the referendum result.  This Deal would mean that we rega

My Views on the Brexit Deal - December 2018

As I am sure you can imagine, I have received more correspondence on this issue than any that has come before. I am grateful for the hundreds of emails and letters sharing views, asking questions and encouraging me to support a variety of different proposals.

Christmas Card Competition

This year I am running a Christmas card competition which I am opening up to all primary school aged children in my Bournemouth East constituency.

Brexit Update - Summer 2018

Thank you to all of those who have taken the time over the last few years to contact me regarding your thoughts and concerns surrounding Brexit.

I want to take this opportunity to reassure you all of a few things regarding Brexit negotiations. 

New Ban on Ivory Sales

Today I was delighted to see that the UK will be introducing a ban on ivory sales.