Job Centre Visit - Universal Credit

I was happy to meet the dedicated and hardworking team at Staines Job Centre. We discussed the Universal Credit roll out, and the work that is taking place to ensure the transition is smooth and trouble free.

Digital Garage event with Google

I arranged for Google to come to Spelthorne and deliver a detailed workshop for local businesses helping them to master the digital world and better promote their businesses via social and digital media channels. We had a great turnout and the event was informative and interactive.

Heathrow: Stanwell Moor campaign to be included in compensation

Heathrow Airport expansion: Stanwell Moor residents' campaign for inclusion into compensation scheme backed by Spelthorne MP

Residents of a Spelthorne village say it's "completely unfair" it has not been included in Heathrow Airport's property compensation scheme.

Spelthorne Museum Opening

I was pleased to re-open the Spelthorne Museum following its redecoration, and to inaugurate the new temporary exhibition on the history of the Fire Service in Spelthorne. This coincided with the 280th anniversary of when 1738 fire engine was built for the Parish of Staines.

Kwarteng: 'It doesn't have to be a hard border'

Conservative MP Kwasi Kwarteng has told the Today programme there needs to be "some distinction" between customs union and non customs union areas but ruled out that that would mean a hard border in Northern Ireland.

Duke of Edinburgh Presentation Evening

Students from across Spelthorne came together to receive their Duke of Edinburgh Award.

Hosted by St James School in Ashford, I was delighted to present the awards honouring the achievements and hard work of so many of Spelthorne’s young residents.