Catching Up with Councillors

Over the past couple of weeks, I have been buzzing around the constituency meeting with local councillors, keeping my ear to the ground. This week, I met four branches of the local Conservative Association, to discuss a range of important issues, from providing more school places to Crossrail 2. At a meeting with Walton South […]

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Hampton and Molesey Riverside Trust

Last week, I went to Garrick’s Temple to Shakespeare to meet with the members of the Hampton and Molesey Riverside Trust (HMRT). The Trust is an organisation for, and made up of, those who live near the River Thames. It can be challenging for people who want to protect the river or have an interest […]

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In The Hot Seat

On Monday evening, I will be ‘In The Hot Seat’ for Conservative Voice at an event in Westminster, answering questions from grassroots members and giving some insight into my Ministerial brief. You can view a short video where I explain why I’m looking forward to the event here. If you’re interested in attending, you can find out […]

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Meeting with Local Businesses

Over the last week, I have been catching up with some local businesses. On Thursday evening, I visited Esher Business Guild to talk about government policies to help small businesses, including reducing red tape and the business rates review. We also talked about the current mix of businesses on Esher’s High Street, and how we […]

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Any Questions?

On Friday night, I joined the panel of BBC Radio 4’s Any Questions? from Bath. Also on the panel were former MP Ann Widdecombe, former Mayor of London Ken Livingstone and Labour’s Alison McGovern MP, and we had a lively discussion on range of topical political questions, which were posed by the audience. You can listen in via […]

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Flood Defences

On Friday I met up with local Councillors for Molesey, Steve Bax and Peter Szanto. Amongst other things, we talked about flood defences in Esher and Walton. Flooding has been fresh in our minds recently, with the terrible floods in Cumbria and across the North across Christmas, which left thousands of homes and businesses damaged. […]

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Welcome to my new Website & Blog!

With 2016 looming, I have been working to update my online presence, including with a new website and blog, which also allows me to sign up people for my monthly e-bulletin (on the front page). The basic idea is just to have a clearer and sharper explanation of what I stand for and what I […]

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