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Mansion House Protests Statement

A major security breach occurred at the dinner I attended last night when a large number of protesters suddenly and noisily stormed into Mansion House.

The Conservatives Leadership Race

As more colleagues pledge their support for their preferred candidate in the Party's nascent leadership race, I and my fellow Foreign Office ministers, Sir Alan Duncan and Harriet Baldwin, are delighted to give our backing to the the Foreign Secretary, Jeremy Hunt.

The Prime Minister's Resignation

Today, after much speculation, the Prime Minister announced her intention to step down as leader of the Conservative Party on Friday 7 June.

Medical Cannabis Parliamentary Drop-In

Readers of my website will know that over the past nine months I have been doing my level best to help one local family who are in a heart breaking situation involving the access to medical cannabis for their severely epileptic teenage son.

STEM for Britain Returns to Parliament

I have been joining STEM for Britain at its Parliamentary exhibition for a number of years now and am always amazed by the new innovations being displayed by our brightest and best.

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.