27 JUL 2017

Our ports must be ready to thrive after Brexit

At a meeting with Brexit Minister Steve Baker MP on Wednesday (July 19th) Conservative MPs and I raised our concerns over preparations for Brexit at Britain's ports and discuss solutions to ensure that the UK's ports are ready to thrive after Brexit. With both MPs and members of the European Research Group (ERG) present, we stressed the importance of protecting port-related jobs and preventing long queues of lorries. The meeting came after Amyas Morse,...

27 JUL 2017

Remembering the brave members of the Dover Patrol

On Sunday I laid a wreath in remembrance at the Dover Patrol Memorial. The service was held in memory of the members of the Royal Navy who risked and gave their lives defending our nation. Around 2,000 members of the Dover Patrol died during the First World War. We must never forget the great sacrifice members of the Dover Patrol made to keep Britain safe during the First World War. I was proud to lay a wreath at the memorial on Sunday. It was an incredibly...

27 JUL 2017

My vision for a fairer share of healthcare in Dover and Deal

Last week I was delighted to meet with East Kent's Fair Deal for the NHS group. Like me they are passionate about our NHS. We all felt strongly that healthcare has to remain free to all. They had many questions about what's happening locally and inspired me to write about my vision for a fairer share of healthcare here in Dover and Deal. We've come a long way together since 2010. In Deal, our much-loved hospital had been left teetering on the edge. Only with a...

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