Latest Refugee Question

Today I stood up in the house to ask the Minister for Immigration his views on the treatment of refugees who despite having had to flee the horrors of war, are being treated as though they are here of their own volition. Continue reading

IFAW Ivory Surrender Event

Yesterday I attended an event to support a new Ivory surrender launched by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) to help protect elephants from further slaughter for the illegal ivory trade. Continue reading

Anthony Nolan Summer Reception

I was delighted to attend the APPG on Stem Cell Transplantation. The APPG is committed to realising awareness of stem cell transplantation in Parliament and beyond. They work closely alongside Anthony Nolan - who provide patients with matching donors from their stem cell donor register supporting patients and their families throughout their transplant journey. Continue reading

Human Trafficking Foundation Launch

Last Thursday I attended the launch of a new report, Nobody Deserves To Live This Way, by my colleague Fiona Mactaggart and Baroness Butler-Sloss. Continue reading

Send my Friend to School

Today I met with two of my constituents, year 9 students Ella Foster and Ella Henry, from Carlton Le Willows Academy. They were part of the Send My Friend to School campaign.  Continue reading

United Against Dementia

Earlier this week I attended an Alzheimer’s Society event for parliamentarians to learn more about the issues affecting people with dementia. There are 850,000 people living with dementia in the UK and it is the 21st Century’s biggest killer. Continue reading

Weekend Summer Celebrations in Gedling

Following the election celebration party on Friday 7th July, I spent the weekend attending various summer events around Gedling. Continue reading

Gedling Election Result Party

A huge thank you to the 250+ who attended our General and County Council Election result party, and of course to those who organised it. I hope everyone had a wonderful evening. Continue reading

Happy 69th Birthday NHS!

As many of you will probably know, yesterday marked the 69th birthday of our NHS, an incredible service for every man, woman or child, be they rich or poor. Continue reading

Annual Awards Evening

Last Friday I attended the Annual Awards evening for the 5th Carlton St John's Scout Group.   Continue reading