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Access to Cannabis-Derived Medical Products

In March, I was contacted by a longstanding constituent with whom I have been in correspondence over the years on a range of both local and national issues. What we discussed this time, however, was something far more personal and of an importance unlike anything previous. 

Update on the Windrush Compensation Scheme

Following the coming to light of the Home Offices' severe mishandling of the immigration statuses of a number of Windrush migrants and, it must be said, others, the Head of MP Engagement at UK Visas and Immigration recently offered the below information on the compensation scheme which is soon to

Heathrow Expansion

Once again the House sits to consider airport expansion in the south-east, a matter which has been kicked into the long grass by successive governments of all colours for close to half a century.

Clean Air Day and the Fight Against Air Pollution

Despite World Cup fervour gripping the country, I am sure it will not have escaped your attention that today is Clean Air Day! To mark the occasion, I thought I would share some recent thoughts on a subject very close the hearts of many residents and one which I am regularly asked about.

The Rights of the Windrush Generation

This week, the Home Secretary released an unequivocal statement on the right of the Windrush generation to remain here in the UK.

Syria Vote

Yesterday, the House voted in favour of military action in Syria following the chemical weapons attack that took place in Douma on 7 April. This was a barbaric attack, costing the lives of up to 75 people, including young children, with as many as 500 further casualties.

One Year Until the UK’s Departure from the European Union

As we are now only 365 days away from the UK’s departure from the European Union and as negotiations between both sides continue apace, I was minded to recall an article I wrote for the Daily Telegraph one year ago in which I contemplated the potential direction of travel during the course of neg