Pledging for Local Pubs in Northampton South

I have  pledged my support for the Long Live the Local Campaign to help pubs in Northampton South keep their doors open and I have joined more than 150,000 people who have signed the petition so far, including 209 in Northampton South.

Tuesday 3rd September Brexit Update

I thought it might be helpful to publish some gathered thoughts following the parliamentary melee yesterday, (Tuesday 3rd September) and what this means.

Statement on the Queen's Speech Announcement

Today the Prime Minster announced a Queen's Speech on 14th October setting out his government's new legislative agenda. The current Parliament has run for 340 days making it the longest session in the last 400 years.

Why I am backing Boris

I have long believed that the Conservative Party needed a new Leader, starting with the shock of the Chequers announcements in July 2018, which saw the current Prime Minister go back on the pledges she made at her Lancaster House speech of January 2017 and which were enshrined in the Conservative

D Day and the Northamptonshire Yeomanry

The invasion of Normandy on the 6th June 1944 was the most important military victory of the Western Allies of the Second World War. It was and still is the largest land, sea and air operation in military history and is unlikely to be surpassed.

Brexit Update: The 29th March Vote

I took some time at the weekend reflecting upon the momentous events that took place in Westminster last week and in order to articulate the tactical changes I made on Friday.

The political risks of extending Article 50

The last seven days have been a momentous week in British politics. Big battles have been fought, political reputations tested and a frenzy I have never before experienced in my political career played out.