Transport Select Committee: Rail inquiry

In our concluding inquiry hearing on franchising, I asked the Secretary of State for Transport, Chris Grayling, about the future model of rail operations.

Calling for more local homes to be built

Today in Parliament I continued my campaign in calling for more homes to built in the Constituency. Rather than letting developers simply 'land-bank', I used the first opportunity to lobby the new outing of the new Housing Minister to press for more powers.

Constituency Visit

It was great to give David and Maureen Elford, and Charlotte and John Tranter a tour of the Palace of Westminster. Last year, in aid of Charity for Kids, I was asked, by Bexhill Mayor, Cllr Simon Elford, to help him fundraise for his nominated charity.

Huw visits Wealden Talking News in Heathfield

Huw was given a tour of the facilities and told how the charity is launching a new service that will involve audio recordings of popular Sussex magazines for those who are blind and partially sighted across East and West Sussex.

Leaving the EU: Devil in the Detail

As if I needed to add an explanation, matters relating to leaving the European Union have dominated the airwaves, and our division lobbies in Parliament.

Work Experience in Westminster - Arabella Cue

I began my week of work experience for Huw with feelings of scepticism around what MPs and other roles in Parliament actually do and I can now proudly say I have a much better understanding thanks to Huw and his team.

Flying the flag for England in Russia

Having my Bexhill office on Sea Road opposite Louis Fish and Chip shop has it’s obvious advantages when it comes not only to a great lunch but also in keeping an ear to the ground.