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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Post-Brexit priorities

I joined a discussion on the Today Programme this morning making the case that post-Brexit Britain can boost trade, but also strengthen other areas of social policy including wildlife and environmental protection. You can listen here from 2h48m in.

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Talking with EU Staff at Kingston Hospital

On Tuesday, Twickenham MP Tania Mathias and I joined Kingston Hospital Workforce Director Kelvin Cheatle and EU staff working at the hospital, pictured below, to discuss Brexit and the position of EU nationals who have been here for a considerable period of time. It was a valuable opportunity for us to say loud and clear […]

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Brexit Briefing

Yesterday, after a momentous week in politics, I appeared on Iain Dale’s Brexit Briefing alongside Jeremy Browne (former Lib Dem Minister, now the City’s Special Representative to the EU) to recap the week’s news. You can listen here.

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