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Walking around the parade yesterday I couldn't get over the scale of it and how amazingly happy everyone was. It was incredible.

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Sussex by the sea!

Walking around the parade yesterday I couldn't get over the scale of it and how amazingly happy everyone was. It was incredible.   Read more

Eddie Izzard has been such a good friend to me ever since I took over the Palladium for the night when I was a young 23 year old (what was I thinking?!) to raise money for a charity I helped set up. Back then he agreed to headline the show and it became a massive success.

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Eddie Izzard campaigns with Peter

Eddie Izzard has been such a good friend to me ever since I took over the Palladium for the night when I was a young 23 year old (what was... Read more

A snap election didn't catch us on the hop! Within a few days thousands of leaflets had been delivered across the constituency. So in the interests of transparency I should declare my secret weapon...my brother is a local postman and in his spare time has been pushing his skills to the limit. So let me say a huge and public 'thanks' to my brother Chris, because at times like these there really isn't anything like having your family with you. 

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There's nothing like family

A snap election didn't catch us on the hop! Within a few days thousands of leaflets had been delivered across the constituency. So in the interests of transparency I should...

This six year old child gets it, but why don't Theresa May or the local Tories who are silent about the £11.5 million being taken from our local schools?

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Saying no to school cuts

This six year old child gets it, but why don't Theresa May or the local Tories who are silent about the £11.5 million being taken from our local schools?

Today Theresa May said, "personally I have always been in favour of fox hunting" and that she'll allow a vote to bring it back.

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Standing against fox hunting

Today Theresa May said, "personally I have always been in favour of fox hunting" and that she'll allow a vote to bring it back.   Read more

Tonight was a hugely important moment for our community because the Coptic Pope, Pope Tawadros II, came to Hove on his first visit to the UK. He came to spend time in the Coptic Orthodox Church in Davigdor Road.

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Meeting the Coptic Pope

Tonight was a hugely important moment for our community because the Coptic Pope, Pope Tawadros II, came to Hove on his first visit to the UK. He came to spend... Read more

One of the great things about Parliament not being in session is that I can spend more time visiting schools and youth groups and hearing what young people have to say about the world they will inherit from us.

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Listening to young people

One of the great things about Parliament not being in session is that I can spend more time visiting schools and youth groups and hearing what young people have to... Read more

Over Easter I went to the Downs to spend time with sheep farmers . Don't worry I wasn't planning my next career I was there because I wanted to learn about the impact of Brexit on our local farming community.

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Learning about the impact of Brexit on our farming community

Over Easter I went to the Downs to spend time with sheep farmers . Don't worry I wasn't planning my next career I was there because I wanted to learn... Read more

I promise not to post too many updates like this, but I just wanted you to know that since the day the election was called I've been out in all corners of the constituency with hundreds of amazing volunteers. As always we're listening to what you have to say and then talking about everything we've achieved in just two years.

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Campaigning for Hove and Portslade

I promise not to post too many updates like this, but I just wanted you to know that since the day the election was called I've been out in all... Read more

Last night I chaired my last meeting as chair of governors of a local school. I can't tell you how emotional I found it.

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My last meeting as Chair of Governors at BACA

Last night I chaired my last meeting as chair of governors of a local school. I can't tell you how emotional I found it.   Read more

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