Westminster News

Boris is our new Prime Minister

A huge congratulations to Boris Johnson on becoming Leader of the Conservative Party and from Wednesday afternoon Prime Minister.

Every day is different for an MP

Constituents often ask me what a typical day is like for a Member of Parliament. There is no typical day; I soon found that out when I first went to Westminster after my election in 2010. Every day is different and brings new challenges.

The Conservatives are a big family

One of the joys and privileges of being Chairman of the Conservative Party is meeting so many activists, councillors and volunteers across the country. Last summer the Young Conservatives, an essential and vital part of the Conservative family, was reformed and relaunched.

Ending the UK’s contribution to global warming.

The UK has always been a global leader in tackling climate change – from being the first country to raise it on the international stage, to cutting emissions faster than all major economies and quadrupling renewable electricity.

Tackling food waste will save families billions

The amount of food thrown out every year in the UK is staggering, with an estimated 10.2 million tonnes of food and drink wasted. Whilst families could be throwing away around £500 worth of food every year.

Brexit Update

I make no apology for writing so extensively about Brexit. Great Yarmouth residents voted overwhelmingly to leave, and I have a duty to work as your MP to deliver that result and keep you informed on progress.

Helping people save for retirement

10 million people have been auto-enrolled into a workplace pension, meaning they can look forward to a more secure future and a better retirement.

Welcome for green spaces funding

This week the Government announced an extra £13 million for councils to renovate, restore and create new parks. Our parks and green spaces are huge assets to our towns and villages, offering precious spaces for all of us to get together, to exercise and to play.

Labour's referendum is "Brexit betrayal"

Today, the Prime Minister has written in the Daily Mail urging MPs to hold their nerve so that we can leave the EU on the 29 March with a deal.

Labour refuse to support ban on terrorist group

Great Yarmouth residents will be alarmed to hear the Labour Party has refused to support the Government’s ban on the antisemitic terrorist organisation – Hizballah.