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MP COLUMN: Housing targets must protect green belt

In Sevenoaks we are lucky enough to be surrounded by stunning countryside. 93% of our constituency is made up of the Green Belt and maintaining it was a central pledge in my election campaign last December.

MP COLUMN: Enjoy summer safely

Coronavirus is the worst global health emergency we have seen for a generation, and it has changed the daily lives of everyone across Sevenoaks and Swanley. Huge sacrifices have been made to slow the spread of the virus and save lives.

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.

 

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