It is an enormous honour to have been elected for a third time to serve and represent you as your Member of Parliament for Hastings and Rye. It was extremely close and Labour (not me) requested the one recount that took place.
Amber Rudd, Member of Parliament for Hastings and Rye, and Huw Merriman, Member of Parliament for Bexhill and Battle, have submitted their joint response to the South Eastern Franchise Public Consultation.
It was a fantastic honour to be appointed Home Secretary last year. My first duty in this role, and the priority of any government, is to ensure the security of our country and the safety of everyone living here.