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The UK is at the forefront of green emissions in comparison to the EU

Extinction Rebellion are protesting for the Climate and Ecological Emergency Bill which comes a year after government declared a climate change emergency. This would amend the 2008 Climate Change act along with speeding up the way the UK has to act if passed.

Government Money for Pride Hill Centre

I am pleased to hear that Shropshire Council will receive £5m as part of the Government’s £900m Getting Building Fund. This sum will be spent on the overall project cost for the repurposing of the Pride Hill Centre in Shrewsbury.

Funding for River Severn Partnership

Without additional government investment the River Severn Partnership cannot implement schemes to prevent the devastation caused by the flooding of the River Severn.  I have asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he can consider awarding the Partnership further funding in order that they can pr

MPs Unite to Solve River Severn Flooding

I am setting up a group of MPs to work on a River Severn Strategy.  46 MPs represent constituencies that are affected by the River Severn and I am asking them to join me to come up with a long term solution to prevent the flooding of homes and businesses.  Please click on the link to view my lett

Future Fit - MP Letter to Prime Minister

I have written to the Prime Minster to ask him to work with the Health Secretary to kick start the Future Fit project.

Click on the link to view my letter. 


Clive of India

Some constituents have contacted me with their thoughts on the Statue of Clive of India that is situated in The Square, Shrewsbury.  The statue is the responsibility of Shropshire Council.  

Dominic Cummings - My Reply to Constituents

Many people have contacted me about the actions of Dominic Cummings and his family during lockdown.  Please click on the link to view my reply to the constituents of Shrewsbury and Atcham.  Many will not agree with my thoughts, but this will be my final statement on the matter.   

Agricultural Bill Discussions

I consider it very important that MPs take a lead in slowly getting back to work in Parliament.  With social distancing we have be able to reinstate debates in the House and yesterday I was fortunate to have had the opportunity to make representation on, what I consider to be, the most important

15 Years as MP

15 Years ago today I was privileged to be voted in to represent the constituents of Shrewsbury and Atcham.  Thank you for putting your trust in me.  We are experiencing difficult times, please do get in contact if you need my assistance, by clicking on the contact tab and sending me an email.