Out on the Doorstep

After the horrific events in Manchester, election campaigning has resumed. That is as it should be. We cannot allow the terrorists to win by disrupting our election. Still, it has been a painful week for the country, and a sobering one for politicians. While the election campaigning and debate played out in the national media […]

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A Conservative Manifesto for Aspirational Britain

Today, Prime Minister Theresa May launched the 2017 Conservative election manifesto. It is a bold prospectus for keeping the economy firing on all cylinders, delivering lower taxes, easing the pressure from the cost of living, making our society more meritocratic, addressing burning social challengers like care for the elderly, and – of course – making […]

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Parliamentary Debate on the Impact of Heathrow Airport in Elmbridge

Yesterday, I secured a Westminster Hall Debate to raise the local impact in Elmbridge of the proposed expansion of Heathrow with Transport Minister Andrew Jones. I used this opportunity to raise the concerns of constituents, particularly those in Moseley and Walton-on-Thames who are especially concerned about the current operations and the implications of a third […]

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Friends of Hurst Park

On Friday, I visited Friends of Hurst Park, a local group of people who are campaigning to protect and preserve the Hurst Park Meadow area. I had a good chat with the group about their aim to guarantee green space status for Hurst Park. They are concerned about the potential risk of future developments on Hurst […]

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Capitalism for the Little Guy

Today I published a paper with the Free Enterprise Group called ‘Capitalism for the Little Guy — JAMs today’, published by the Institute for Economic Affairs. The paper looks at four markets that we all use everyday, but which are gummed up, and are failing consumers. I lay out some proposals to boost competition, and […]

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