Local News

Three years in Oslo: a sensible transition out of the EU

The most important thing that will be happening in Parliament for the next 2 years is the negotiation of Britain’s departure from the European Union.  If we make a success of it, we have every reason to be confident of our country’s future and can turn our full attention back to some of the probl

Supporting Farmers Through BREXIT

As we leave the European Union one of the biggest questions for a rural area like Lincolnshire will be how a British government should support farmers after we have taken back control of this crucial area of policy making.

Election Results

This is my latest article for the Stamford Mercury & Grantham Journal.

Thank you

Delighted to have won the trust of my constituents for a third time. Many thanks to my local team of friends, councillors and supporters who have done so much heavy lifting while I was away getting treated. It is your victory.

Grantham Hospital - My Plan

Putting pressure on ULHT to reopen Grantham A&E at nights has been my top priority since last summer. I have worked closely with the brilliant team at Fighting 4 Grantham Hospital.

My latest column for the Times

Six months ago I described the prospect of starting cancer treatment as like being sent on a forced march across difficult terrain. I wasn’t wrong. It was hard. But my journey is now complete.

General Election

I strongly support the Prime Minister's decision to hold a general election on 8th June. I believe it is in the national interest for the government to have a renewed mandate as it begins the Brexit negotiations.  

ULHT in Special Measures

Following the release of the outcome of recent inspections at ULHT hospitals, it is obviously very disappointing for all involved, and for local people generally, that they are once again in special measures.

Superfast Broadband

The latest updates I have received on Superfast broadband say the rollout is now available to 92% of premises nationally, of which around 4.3 million have got their availability thanks to the Government’s Superfast Broadband Programme.