January 23 Newsletter

Much as we saw 2022 come to an end amidst the turmoil of strikes, in 2023 we are seeing workers from even more industries taking steps on industrial action…

December 22 Newsletter

It would have been impossible to predict the extraordinary events – not least the number of changes of Prime Minister – we have seen in Westminster in 2022…

Call for evidence on anti-social behaviour

I am pleased to be supporting the APPG on Anti-Social Behaviour’s call for evidence. If you have experienced ASB, please download and complete the evidence form here.

November 22 Newsletter

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has started but it’s more of the same as we saw with his recent predecessors. Only three weeks into the job and already the count of Cabinet Ministers embroiled in Ministerial Code breaches is also three.

New leadership was never going to be the solution to turn the tide on the rule-breaking and scandal that has become the hallmark of successive Tory PM’s Governments: we need a new party at the helm.

October 22 Newsletter

It’s been an extraordinary time in British politics and as I write this Liz Truss’ Government has imploded, she has resigned and we are to expect a new Prime Minister within a week.

Labour: On Your Side

Labour has a plan to reboot our economy, revitalise our public services and re-energise our communities. Here are just some of the policy pledges and commitments that came out of this year’s Labour conference.

September 22 Newsletter

Following on from the sad passing of HM The Queen and the subsequent period of national mourning, the House of Commons sat again this week, with the cost-of-living crisis firmly at the top of Labour’s agenda.
Unfortunately, Liz Truss’ Government decided instead that now is the time for reckless borrowing and to lay out a mini budget transparent in its aim of benefiting the wealthiest.

July 22 Newsletter

Parliament has once again been thrust into chaos by another Tory psychodrama as the Prime Minister was ousted by his own MPs in one of the most astonishing weeks in British political history. The PM’s ignominious downfall was in the end quite fitting for the worst, most undignified PM our country has ever had.

The damage done and the legacy left by Johnson’s chaotic and corrupt premiership will endure for decades and our reputation around the world lies in tatters.

May 22 Newsletter

Many of my constituents in Bedford and Kempston are concerned about the multiple bloated Bills that were pushed through Parliament prior to its prorogation.

April 22 Newsletter

A Prime Minister who breaks his own laws, lies repeatedly and refuses to take responsibility for his own actions is not fit to lead the UK. It is an insult to us all that Boris Johnson has not resigned.