Local News

London Square Garden Opening

I was pleased to be able to open the recently completed landscaped gardens at the London Square development in Staines Upon Thames.

This is an impressive £120m regeneration project, where a flourishing new community is now living.

Spirit Energy

It was great to visit Spirit Energy HQ in Staines.

Primark, Staines

I was pleased to visit Primark in Staines to meet some of its enthusiastic and dedicated staff, and discuss the challenges that Britain’s high streets face.

Heathrow visit

I was delighted to be able to meet apprentices from Spelthorne working at the airport, and to visit the control tower.

Financial fraud

I was pleased to visit the Halifax Bank branch in Staines High Street to see first-hand the actions employees are undertaking to combat financial fraud and to protect constituents from financial scams.

Spelthorne Business Plan Competition, Final

Once again the Spelthorne Business Plan Competition inspired some fantastic entries. The six best were invited to present their business plan to a panel of expert judges at the final, held at BP in Sunbury.

Surrey Wildlife Trust

I held a very constructive discussion with Surrey Wildlife Trust about impact of new developments on wildlife and green space, and how the government's current ambitions for the Environment Act would work 'on the ground'.

Visit to AMETEK Airtechnology in Sunbury

I was delighted to visit AMETEK’s facility in Sunbury and meet the teams who are contributing to various aircraft programmes such as the Joint Strike Fighter F-35 and Airbus A350. 

Avidity Care

I was very pleased to visit Avidity Care in Staines to learn about the care services they provide to help the elderly and vulnerable individuals to remain in their own homes.

Staines Bowls Club

A fantastic afternoon celebrating the centenary of Staines Bowling Club.