As we gather in our homes to celebrate all the traditions of Christmas I know a lot of people will be drinking a toast to seeing the back of 2022. I don’t blame them: it has, indeed, been a year to forget. Barely had we started to … [Read more...] about A YEAR TO FORGET?
I placed my simple plywood cross in Westminster's field of Remembrance to mark an anniversary which remains special to my family and all my constituents. It is a humbling privilege to be involved recalling the courage of past and present … [Read more...] about REMEMBRANCE
The Boundaries Commission has just published its latest plan for every Parliamentary constituency in England - and that includes the one I represent, currently called Bridgwater and West Somerset. Their idea is based on numbers - they want … [Read more...] about BRIDGWATER’S NEW BOUNDARIES?
The Government today unveiled plans to create 38 new Investment Zones” to encourage new industry. One them is likely to be just north of Bridgwater on a site already being developed under the title “Gravity”. The 616-acre site, once a … [Read more...] about “GRAVITY” for GROWTH
I am deeply saddened by the death of HM Queen Elizabeth II. My heartfelt condolences, and those of my constituents, go to HM King Charles III and all her family at this difficult time. For the vast majority of us Queen Elizabeth II has … [Read more...] about MAY SHE REST IN PEACE