Cobham Farmer’s Market

This morning, I was down with our brilliant local Conservative team, on the high street in Oxshott (pictured immediately below with Sue and her rather large, but very friendly, dog Zoe), along the parade at Stoke d’Abernon, and finishing up at Cobham Farmer’s market. There was a great footfall through Cobham Farmer’s market, a perfect […]

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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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Terrorist Attack in Manchester

All are hearts and thoughts are with those murdered or injured in the appalling terrorist attack in Manchester, as well as their families. We have suspended political campaigning today, so we can pay our respects and come together as one country in the face of this barbaric attack.

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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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County Council Elections

Congratulations to all our Conservative County Councillors elected yesterday. It was a strong set of results for us on bread and butter local issues. In Elmbridge, we saw important gains in support, and I was proud to campaign alongside our excellent local team. Now, we turn to the General Election, which will naturally shift the […]

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Question Time

Last night, I joined the panel of BBC’s Question Time from Southend-on-Sea along with Labour MP Yvette Cooper, Scottish MP Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh, University of London academic Sarah Churchwell and Vice-President of Republicans Overseas Jan Halper-Hayes. The debate was inevitably dominated by the American election and Donald Trump and the question of what Britain’s response should […]

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