Let's make Brexit Britain work for Dover and Deal (05 Jan 2017)
Charlie outlines opportunities for the local area in 2017.
"Brexit was about giving the boot to Brussels. Yet everyone wants to keep Britain open for business. That's why I am working with Calais' political chiefs to deepen our trading links with France."
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Farewell to a year of changes both near and far (22 Dec 2016)
Charlie reflects on the positives from a turbulent time in politics.
"For Dover and Deal, it's been an incredibly busy time. The Calais Jungle has been dismantled, Burlington House is finally down – and our rail line is fixed."
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It’s not only the young looking for chance to train (15 Dec 2016)
Charlie pushes for more investment in further education.
"It doesn't matter how old you are, or where you come from – if you want to learn new skills then you must be given the chance. There must be ladders throughout life for everyone."
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Terrible tower is finally put to good use (08 Dec 2016)
Charlie gives an update on the Western Docks regeneration.
"For decades the ugly empty building towered over Dover. After years of failed bids to knock it down, most people thought they would never see it demolished. Yet last year the diggers arrived."
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The war on traffickers isn't over (01 Dec 2016)
Charlie explains why we must keep strengthening border security.
"The only way to truly win the war against the people traffickers is to make it impossible to break in to Britain. Keeping watch over our seas this Christmas will also save lives."
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I do love getting out and about in Dover and Deal (24 Nov 2016)
Charlie gives an update on what is happening locally in Dover and Deal.
"Another recent trip I made was the Betteshanger to see the amazing project going on there. The frame of the £8 million visitor centre is now complete - and we were one step closer to its official opening next spring."
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Effort to speed up rail line reopening keeps the booming economy on track (17 Nov 2016)
"More is happening in Dover and Deal now than for many decades. I am so optimistic about the change we can make together. There is a real sense of momentum - let's keep it up!"
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It is vital that we win fight against people traffickers (10 Nov 2016)
"With strong co-operation and a clear plan, Britain and France together can restore order at the border for good and beat the people traffickers. Ending the evil trade of modern slavery is the most important battle of our times."
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We'll do the work to get things done for Dover and Deal (03 Nov 2016)
"It shouldn't just be an aspiration, it should be the norm. Homes are somewhere to settle in the community, raise a family, create personal and lasting memories, and lay the foundations for an even better future for our loved ones."
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Moronic protesters defending misery and exploitation (27 Oct 2016)
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