Square Deal on Dying

We sat around his bed, perching on the sides as we used to do each Christmas Day as children when opening our stockings.

Flying the Flag

On 23 April, I travelled through Parliament Square on a bus and couldn’t believe my eyes. Here I was, in the heart of the capital, on St George’s Day, and the only place where I could see St George’s flag flying was on Westminster Abbey.

Immigration Policy

Britain will need a new immigration policy once we have left the European Union, concluded the transition and are no longer bound by EU rules on freedom of movement.

Square Deal on Immigration and Identity

Our country is divided. Not just between Leavers and Remainers, or between right and left. But in our attitudes and our attachments, in our loyalties and our sense of identity.

Chemical Weapons in Syria

The international ban on the use of chemical and biological weapons is one very few international agreements that has a real and positive impact on the everyday lives of the British people.

Medical School for Lincolnshire

This week, after years of campaigning by Lincolnshire MPs, the government has announced the creation of a medical school for Lincolnshire at the University of Lincoln.

Future Development

I have always been in favour of development. We need to build thousands of new houses so that it becomes more affordable for people in their twenties and thirties to buy a home of their own.

Brexit Negotiations

Last June I received over 60% of the votes cast by the people of Grantham and Stamford. The voters were sending two messages: they wanted the Conservative government to get on and deliver Brexit; and they wanted to stop Jeremy Corbyn from becoming Prime Minister.