UK and EU defence collaboration after Brexit

Today I asked the Prime Minister to confirm that if we were to Brexit without a deal, there would be no adverse effect on defence collaboration with our European allies in procurement, manufacturing and general operations.

The Prime Minister confirmed this.

More competition for broadband needed!

Today at Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport questions, I asked how we could increase competition for Broadband when a number of my constituents are stuck with one provider.


Police Patrol

Thank you to the Avon and Somerset Police in Patchway for taking me on one of their patrols in our area.

It was very interesting and highlighted the great work the Police do in our area to keep us and our streets safe.

Brexit - just need to get on with it!

During a debate on Principles of Democracy, I asked Owen Paterson MP if he shares with me the frustration and anger that I hear every day in my constituency. We asked voters for their opinion, and they gave it to us.

He agreed and said that we just need to get on with it.

The Mall at Cribbs Causeway

Good to visit The Mall at Cribbs Causeway today to meet the management team again, to hear more about the current retail climate, and their great plans for the future; especially as they look towards Christmas.

Gipsy Patch Lane Stakeholder Liaison Group Meeting

Attended the Gipsy Patch Lane Stakeholder Liaison Group this morning at Little Stoke Community Hall, for an update on progress on this essential transport project.

Interesting to hear the contractor, Alun Griffiths, commitment to deliver their side of this huge project on time.

Visit to MBDA exhibit at DSEI 2019

Pleased to meet Michael Mew from Filton with MBDA representatives at the Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) event.

I've agreed to visit MBDA Filton again soon.