Opinions

MPs Update 12/06/20

On the 17th of March, the Chancellor of the Exchequer declared that Coronavirus is not just a public health emergency, it is also an economic emergency. In the weeks and months which have followed, my team and I have been busy assisting constituents with lots of queries.

MPs Update: 05/06/20

“Do your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world…” - Desmond Tutu

MPs Update: 29/05/20

Lockdown in the UK began on 23rd March 2020. A lot has happened since then. There is no denying that Coronavirus has caused extreme disruption to all our lives. Coronavirus has also taken too many lives, too soon.

MPs Update: 22/05/20

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week. It is an annual, nation-wide campaign which seeks to highlight the importance of positive mental wellbeing and campaign for improved public understanding.

MPs Update: 15/05/20

In my life, I have had the privilege of seeing many spectacular landscapes – both abroad and right here in the UK. In my security and development career, I visited over 50 countries. For charity, I ran over every mountain in South Wales in under 24 hours.

MPs Update: 09/05/20

As many of you will know, this week marked an important anniversary: the seventy-fifth anniversary of Victory in Europe Day, the day that the Second World War came to an end after many years of sacrifices. 

MPs Update: 1/05/20

One of the many things that I have been most struck by following the outbreak of Coronavirus across the nation and in my own constituency of Wolverhampton South West has been the ways in which the nation and the city of Wolverhampton has come together as one big community during this time of nati

MPs Update: 24/04/20

Over the last few weeks, many businesses and charitable organisations have been getting in touch with me to request my help. Wherever possible, I have made strategic interventions and raised queries with relevant departments, sometimes escalating constituent’s issues to a ministerial level.

MPs Update

There is no denying that Coronavirus is the biggest threat that we have faced as a nation – and as a global community – for many generations. The number of fatalities is unfortunately rising each day, and the virus has particularly affected our communities here in the West Midlands.

View from Westminster: COVID-19 Edition

Sometimes, Parliamentary proceedings can seem a little bit removed from everyday life. Parliament is situated in a royal palace and, when you arrive as a fresh-faced MP, you are shown your own peg where you can hang your coat. And, if you have one, where you can hang your sword!