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

Colter Appraisal Well - Feb 2019 Response

As I am sure you can imagine, I have received a vast amount of correspondence from local residents on this issue and I wish to assure you that I have taken all of these concerns on board.  Whilst the project is not taking place directly within the Bournemouth East constituency, I am extremely con

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.

A338 Update

Many of my constituents have contacted me regarding their concerns with the recent work on the A338. I fully appreciate and agree with the frustration from local residents who have been hugely inconvenienced by the current delays and I strongly believe more could be done to avoid this.

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. 


You are invited to take part in EqualiTeas (18 June-2 July 2018) a UK-wide celebration of our democratic equality that will mark the 90th anniversary of the Representation of the People Act 1928 in which all people were given the right to vote on an equal basis.

New Ban on Ivory Sales

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