A Dragon in Esher

On Friday, Dragon’s Den’s Star and retail giant Theo Paphitis came to talk to my local business club, Connect. Connect is a local group of business men and women interested in networking and politics. We arrange quarterly breakfast meetings, where I give an update on a burning political issue, and we hear from a guest speaker […]

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Morning Star Charity

On Friday night, I went to a fund-raising evening hosted at the American School in Cobham, and organised by Bill Muddyman and Linda Gardiner. The event was arranged to raise money for the Morning Star charity in South Africa, which is a day care centre for under-privileged children afflicted by HIV. Bill and Linda organised […]

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Sunbury and Walton Sea Cadets

The Sunbury and Walton Sea Cadets, who I visited in November 2015 (blogged here), are holding a fundraising appeal to raise money for a new, modernised building at their site in Shepperton. The current building is old, damp and small. It has not been repaired since a flood in 2014. The Cadets have produced a […]

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Extra Investment for St. Peter’s A&E

One of the important Conservative messages in recent years is that we cannot deliver extra resources for our precious public services without a vibrant economy – not just creating jobs, but also generating tax revenue. So, I’m delighted to report that the government is allocating £600,000 of fresh funding to St. Peter’s Hospital in Chertsey […]

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Back to the Ministry of Justice

I was honoured and delighted to be asked to join Theresa May’s new government. I am returning to the Ministry of Justice as a Minister of State under Justice Secretary David Lidington, and with a terrific ministerial and civil service team. I’m looking forward to supporting the department’s reform agenda, from the criminal justice system […]

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Vote Conservative on Thursday

On Thursday, voters in Esher and Walton constituency will decide who they want as their next MP, and who will lead the government. Please vote for me as your local MP, and a Conservative government under Theresa May, for three reasons. First, as your local MP, I have fought your corner with my heart and […]

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