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Supporting community policing on our streets

Since I was first elected four years ago, I’ve been struck by the increase in rough sleeping as well as a rise in intimidating behaviour in Bexhill. It’s not just through my own eyes.

Off the leash and championing local businesses

This summer I am knocking on doors with a survey which asks residents what priorities they have for me when Parliament returns. With 50,000 doors across the constituency, I will not get to everyone but hope to get as many views as possible.

MP calls for rail fare review

Bexhill and Battle MP, Huw Merriman, has criticised the decision to increase rail fares by 2.8% from January 2020. The increased fare is calculated using the July Retail Prices Index (RPI) measure of inflation.

Hopes for a Revised Brexit Agreement

Parliament has broken for the summer recess, meaning that my main place of work for the next six weeks will be across the 200 square miles of the Bexhill and Battle constituency.

Early Help - Response to ESCC consultation on children's centres

A number of constituents have contacted me regarding East Sussex County Council's Early Year's consultation which could see the closure of local children's centres and the transfer of two nurseries out of Council control.

My response to the consultation is as follows: