MP COLUMN: The crisis has bought out the best and worst in people

The COVID-19 outbreak has brought out the very best in human nature. I have been truly heartened to see the unyielding determination so many of you have shown to support friends, family and neighbours. However, as with all crises, it has sadly also brought out the worst in others.


Health and Social Care Committee - A&E pilots

At this morning’s Health and Social Care Committee I spoke to Professor Stephen Powis, National Medical Director at NHS England and asked him about how the NHS will be making A&E admissions safer and more accessible.

MP Newsletter: June 2020

With the return of physical sittings in Parliament, it is great to be fully back in the chamber and raising local issues with the relevant Secretaries of State and Ministers.

MP COLUMN: Police need powers to shut unauthorised traveller sites quicky

Unauthorised traveller sites are a huge worry for our local communities, and many of you have contacted me over the last week regarding the recent sites which arrived in Hextable, Sevenoaks and Otford. Those who arrive on unauthorised sites often bring with them anti-social behaviour, fly-tipping