Parliament backs rural policing

Having lived in a rural part of East Sussex for over ten years, I am well aware of the concerns which remote areas have about crime and police resourcing. Whilst crime has reduced by a fifth since 2010, it has shown signs of an increase in the last year.

Rother Valley Railway

A number of constituents have written to me regarding the Rother Valley Railway.  

Debate on Abortion in Northern Ireland

Abortion is a sensitive subject and I respect all views on the matter. In my own mind, and within limits on term, I have been very clear that it should be for the individual to make a decision and not for the state.

Battle for School Funding Continues

Working with constituency schools, and spending time in the classroom with pupils, is one of the great pleasures of my job. I have a huge amount of respect for the teaching profession.