Column

Hastings Observer Column - 16 August

We are fortunate to have such a vibrant community here in Hastings and nothing showcases this better than Old Town week where everyone comes together to celebrate our unique heritage and history.

Hastings Observer Column - Friday 2 August

The economy isn’t just numbers on a page, it is a measure of success for everyday life. A better economy means more businesses, higher wages, and better quality of life.

Hastings Observer Column - Friday 19 July

Leaving the environment in a better state than we found it is a priority for everyone.

It is something I am extremely committed to and so is the Government. 

Hastings Observer Column - 21 June

Since my very first day as your MP I have said I will do everything I can to support our fleets.

Our fishermen are now getting more quota than 2010, but there needs to be an even bigger increase.

Hastings Observer Column - 7 June

Protecting our environment and natural resources is an important issue for many people, and it is for me also. Here in Hastings, we are fortunate to have our stunning country park and our beautiful beaches – we are certainly not short of environmental wonders!

Hastings Observer Column - 24 May

Every young person should have the opportunity to succeed. It is especially important to remember this as we reach the height of exam season. Whilst I enjoyed school, I certainly did not enjoy revising!

Hastings Observer Column - 10 May

TALKING ABOUT MENTAL HEALTH can still be difficult for some people.

And I know that many struggle to communicate difficulties they may be having.

Hastings Observer Column - 26 April

The internet has the potential to transform lives, but it can also be a dangerous place for our young people.

Like with all things, we need to strike the right balance.

Hastings Observer Column - 12 April

I know readers are concerned about homelessness in our towns. That’s why I am working so hard within government to make sure tackling homelessness and rough sleeping is at the heart of our work.