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I hope you've been having a lovely weekend...despite the weather. I have to admit, the weather has been great for me as it's incentivised staying indoors and relaxing

Opening the George Street Tap

I hope you've been having a lovely weekend...despite the weather. I have to admit, the weather has been great for me as it's incentivised staying indoors and relaxing Read more

I love my job, but some bits I love more! Like taking over three huge rooms in The House of Commons and hosting young people from many different schools who all came to parliament to take part in debating competitions.

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Young people debating in Parliament!

I love my job, but some bits I love more! Like taking over three huge rooms in The House of Commons and hosting young people from many different schools who... Read more

esterday I brought Nick Brown, Chief Operating Officer of Govia Thameslink to visit our local stations. He's the boss of our whole rail franchise...including Southern.

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£30,000 for Aldrington Station, And A Push On Hove Footbridge

esterday I brought Nick Brown, Chief Operating Officer of Govia Thameslink to visit our local stations. He's the boss of our whole rail franchise...including Southern. Read more

This evening I met with the home secretary Amber Rudd to talk about the growing sexual exploitation of young people via 'sex for rent'.

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Meeting with Amber Rudd

This evening I met with the home secretary Amber Rudd to talk about the growing sexual exploitation of young people via 'sex for rent'. Read more

I know some of you will already be hitting the comment button just from reading the heading! Over the last few weeks since the weird and snowy weather struck very many of you have been in touch, exasperated and angry, about the lack of rubbish collection.

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Rubbish Collection and Snow!

I know some of you will already be hitting the comment button just from reading the heading! Over the last few weeks since the weird and snowy weather struck very... Read more

Most of the work we do on the select committee I sit on is in dingy committee rooms for hours and hours, but sometimes we manage to escape out into the real world! We’re doing an inquiry into electric cars at the moment and today we legged it out of London to drive the cars ourselves and meet the people making.

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Electric Cars

Most of the work we do on the select committee I sit on is in dingy committee rooms for hours and hours, but sometimes we manage to escape out into... Read more

I never stop trying to make life better for rail passengers, I know you need things to get better.

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Continuing to Push for Rail improvements

I never stop trying to make life better for rail passengers, I know you need things to get better. Read more

I love snow, I really love it! It’s been a very busy few days in parliament but in between meetings I’ve popped out for a moment to see our world transformed by nature.

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Snow!

I love snow, I really love it! It’s been a very busy few days in parliament but in between meetings I’ve popped out for a moment to see our world... Read more

I was incredibly pleased to be appointed to the parliamentary inquiry into the collapse of Carillion.

Carillion went under causing billions of pounds worth of damage to our economy and wrecking the livelihoods and pensions of thousands. It was shocking and we need to know what went wrong.

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Carillion.

I was incredibly pleased to be appointed to the parliamentary inquiry into the collapse of Carillion. Carillion went under causing billions of pounds worth of damage to our economy and... Read more

Whenever I get time I love to spend it with people in the frontline of our public services. It really helps me understand how things work and what the challenges are.

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Out On Patrol With Our Police

Whenever I get time I love to spend it with people in the frontline of our public services. It really helps me understand how things work and what the challenges... Read more

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