At the heart of Southampton

Welcome

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

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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 […]
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We Must Do Better

If Southampton is going to reach its full potential the Labour Council simply must do better. Today the Daily Echo reveals that no bid will be made to attract the hugely successful and popular Clipper Race back to Southampton. We all know and acknowledge the financial challenge Southampton is facing but it’s not all about money. In today’s […]
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Labour’s Betrayal

Today the Labour controlled Southampton City Council released details of its Mini Budget. This is an interim budget and while not being as significant as the Annual Budget it does allow us to gauge Labour’s direction of travel. This budget is a betrayal of Labour voters and council workers. When Labour campaigned for office they […]
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Why I think it is important to elect a local candidate to represent the Southampton Itchen Constituency in Parliament

Southampton is a great city with a great football club, an incredibly diverse population and the potential to rival any city in Europe. It has fantastic transport links to London by train and motorway; one of the busiest ports in the country, as well as an airport serving over 40 European destinations with links to hundreds of destinations worldwide.
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Pioneering Joint Working Partnership in Hampshire Officially Launched

A pioneering joint working partnership that will see Hampshire County Council, Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service and Hampshire Constabulary combine their key support services to save millions of pounds, became official on 1 February 2014.
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The Royston Diary

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My interview with Bitterne Park info

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Council Meeting

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Conservative Group Meeting

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New Waterfront Moves a Step Closer

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Eric Pickles talks to Local Government

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