I am delighted and proud to have been selected again as the parliamentary candidate for Southampton Itchen.
As someone who has lived here all of my life, I know and understand the area intimately and will fight for the issues that matter most to you; your concerns are my concerns. I want to make Southampton and its residents safer, more prosperous and to make our city one of which we can all be proud.
Thank you for your support
Royston in Action
Douglas Carswell Defects to UKIP
Some people have asked me for my opinion on the defection of Douglas Carswell to UKIP today. In short, I wasn’t nearly as surprised as some others by this news. What is a surprise are the reasons he has given for his defection and the timing of it. Douglas Carswell is not merely a Euro […]
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Hospital Parking Charges Should Be Cut.
I have been calling on Southampton’s hospitals to reduce the amount they are charging patients, visitors and staff to park. With parking charges ranging from £2 an hour to £14 a day these charges are punishingly high. The Secretary of State for Health, Jeremy Hunt, has agreed that in many cases charges are just too […]
Voters should have their say
Yesterday I announced that if I were to be elected to represent the Southampton Itchen Constituency in Parliament I would hold referendums on significant issues prior to voting in parliamentary debates. These referendums will of course not be as scientific as I would like them to be and I will not be bound by […]
Channel 4 has commissioned Love Productions to make a new 6 part documentary series which will follow the lives of people who live in Derby Road, Southampton. Love Productions have chosen this road because they claim up to 60% of the residents living there were born outside of England. Immigration is one of the most divisive […]
This is the way to deal with a shrinking budget.
Hampshire Fire and Rescue and Hampshire Police are to share some premises in a bid to improve services to the public while at the same time saving hundreds of thousands of pounds of public money every year. The most significant building to become a joint facility is Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service’s Headquarters […]