Brexit and General Election Update

As you’ll be aware, the 19 October Saturday sitting of Parliament was the first Saturday sitting since 1982.

Political Storms and Climate Change

In the last four years in which I’ve had the privilege of serving as your MP, I’ve been working to protect the natural environment which makes our area so unique. Of course, we all remember the terrible flooding in 2014 that devastated Muchelney and other areas around Langport.

Leadership Viewpoint

Over the last few weeks, an enormous number of people have been in touch to offer views on the leadership election the Conservative Party - and by extension, the country - is facing. As ever, I'm terribly grateful for the time so many have taken to share their assessments of the situation.

Brexit Considerations

Over the last couple of months, as ever, I’ve received many thousands of emails on this subject representing every possible shade of opinion and drawing every conceivable extrapolation from election results, valedictory statements, whispers emerging from EU corridors and now, the pronouncements o

All Party Parliamentary Group for Music hits first century mark

The All Party Parliamentary Group for Music which I chair reaching 100 members is a significant achievement and a fabulous milestone for the group. That’s a 270% increase in membership since 2017 and is now one of the largest APPGs in Parliament.