Update on Sutherland Lodge

I am a passionate supporter and advocate of the NHS.  The people of Chelmsford deserve top class health services.  Today’s news about the recent CQC inspection and ‘Inadequate’ rating of Sutherland Lodge – one of Chelmsford’s largest GP practices – is very disappointing.

Chelmsford City Growth Plan

Chelmsford City Council, Essex County Council, and Chelmsford’s MP met at county hall on Friday 11th May 2018 to further discuss the Chelmsford City Growth Plan.

Update on First Buses

I have written to First Buses with a number of questions and concerns about the revised bus timetables in Chelmsford. These are the responses.


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Update on Syria

As your Member of Parliament, I wanted to update you on what action the Government has taken on Chemical Weapons. Some constituents have also written to me to share their thoughts.

My week - March 2018

Monday - Start the week meeting up with Cllr Dick Madden, he’s arranged to have two new PCSOs for the CIty Centre - good news & a top coffee from Queenies before train to London.

My week - March 2018

Monday: Long meeting with the manufacturers organisation, car-makers, food producers, digital companies, there’s still a mass of work to do to make sure our manufacturing industry continues to be strong through Brexit.

My week - March 2018

Despite the heavy snow, the Brexit negotiations continued apace this week.  This is a very complex negotiation and the Prime Ministers speech helped to firm up some more detail for the next stages of talks.

My week - March 2018

Monday Early start talking to BBC Essex about the sad story of a man, Mr O’Connor, who has died whilst sleeping rough in Chelmsford.    I am on the radio with Rob Saggs who runs the charity CHESS which helps homeless people.  Off to London for a long meeting with MPs and Train experts about the f