Naya Yuva Visit to Parliament

Thanks for the Naya Yuva team for coming into Parliament - it was good to learn more about your great work across Aldershot, Farnborough and the Rushmoor Borough.

Question in Defence Questions

Our soldiers in Estonia need the best possible protection and firepower. I'm grateful the Defence Secretary, Gavin Williamson, for confirming this in the House of Commons.

Extra £3 Million Pothole Fund For Hampshire

I hugely welcome Hampshire’s £2,956,522 share of the £97.5 million pothole/flood resilience funding announced today to repair roads after this winter’s damage.

The Budget

The Chancellor delivered a very sound budget on Wednesday; stamp duty scrapped for first time buyers up to £300,000 (a saving of £5,000), massive investment (£44bn) in house building to deliver 300,000 new homes per year by 2025, the freezing of fuel duty, more money for the NHS, less Income Tax