News

Board decision on Horton General Hospital

I am disappointed to hear that the Board of directors voted to temporarily downgrade the maternity unit at the Horton General Hospital yesterday. I hope that this is only short term and that a consultant-led service will resume in the New Year.

Horton General Hospital

I am very concerned about the impact of any suspension of obstetric services at the Horton General Hospital on my constituents.

Phase Two of the Rural Innovation Centre

I was very pleased to officially open Phase Two of the Rural Innovation Centre at Stoneleigh Park, which offers serviced offices and business support for new and small businesses.  The original centre opened in 2013 and has doubled in size.  Adjacent buildings have been refurbished and designed t

Opening Event for Gaydon Dual Carriageway

I attended the opening event for the B4100 Gaydon Dual Carriageway – also known as the M40 Junction 12 improvements.  The British Motor Museum in Gaydon was the perfect venue to celebrate this transport achievement.

Spade in the Ground at Kenilworth Station

Recently I attended the Spade in the Ground event at the site of the new Kenilworth Station on Priory Road, that officially marked the start of construction work to build the station.  It is exciting to think that a year from now a new railway station will service Kenilworth, bringing considerabl

Launch of #WeStandTogether

The referendum on the UK's membership of the European Union was a divisive experience. It divided friends, families and colleagues, but that issue is now resolved. This debate, or any debate, is no excuse for prejudice, for hatred or for violence.

Southam College’s New Nature Reserve

I was delighted to open Southam College’s Nature Reserve alongside the town’s Mayor, Mike Harding. The Nature Reserve is the brainchild of the College Eco Club who have been working for three years to create this reserve offering recreational and educational activities.

EU Referendum

Britain has made a clear decision to leave the European Union and the government's job now is to carry out the will of the British people. I understand the Prime Minister's decision to resign though I profoundly regret it. He made the brave and right decision to give the electorate a say directly on the question of our membership of the EU. We should now come together to build a future outside it.   

The Worthies Awards

I was delighted to attend ‘The Worthies Awards’ - the first ever dedicated awards ceremony in Kenilworth, for Kenilworth.