Hastings Fishing Fleet

Since being elected as your MP nearly six years ago, a priority for me has been to help secure a successful future for our town’s fishing fleet.

Youth activities

It feels like 2016 has only just begun but already the February half term is upon us and the annual Rye Scallop Festival is about to open its doors.

Climate Change

Last week, I visited St Mary Star of the Sea School and talked with the school assembly about climate change and the international action being taken to prevent it. It was fantastic to see how engaged with major global issues our local school students are.

What does it mean to be British?

One of the questions I often discuss when visiting our local schools and meeting our young people is what it means to be British and how we can learn about what it is that binds us all together as a nation.

Hastings Observer Column 20 January

Broadband and mobile connectivity are becoming increasingly important in our everyday lives. As the amount of tasks we do online increases we need digital infrastructure which is fast, reliable and readily available.

2016 in 1066 Country

As we begin 2016, we can look forward to another year of important local, national and international events.

Syria Vote

Many of you have written to me about the momentous ten hour debate last week on extending military action against Daesh to Syria.

National Energy

As we switch on our Christmas lights this weekend - including the fantastic new set won by the St Leonards Town Team – it is easy to take for granted that a flick of a switch will result in instant electricity.