Westminster diary – 20.07.19

THIS week marks the end of the academic year for most of our schools. I’ve spoken several times recently in the commons on the topic of education cuts. I questioned the prime minister about 18-year-old constituent Sian and her fellow...

Westminster diary – 06.07.19

LAST Saturday was Armed Forces Day and I was pleased to be able to attend the event held at St John’s Museum in Warwick. A good number of stalls featured including those for the cadets and Royal Logistics Corps based...

Westminster diary – 20.06.19

Parliament is currently paralysed by the Conservative Party leadership contest determining the next Prime Minister. It is not an edifying spectacle nor is it helping us address pressing challenges. The candidates appear to be engaged in a race to the...

Westminster diary – 06.06.19

THIS week marks the 75th anniversary of the Normandy landings that turned the tide of World War II. On June 6 1944, 24,000 British, US and Canadian troops landed on France’s shores, catalysing the liberation of Nazi-occupied France and laying...