Brexit Update

On Friday I attended St Mary’s Primary School in Horsham where I was deeply impressed by not only the questions but the topics covered –including Financial Inclusion, Gatwick and Autism.  As always when visiting schools I emphasised that parliament was about debate and persuasion and that where d

Confidence Vote in the Prime Minister

I was extremely disappointed to hear that colleagues have submitted letters requesting a vote of confidence in the Prime Minister as Leader of the Conservative Party.

Jeremy Quin Meets the New Headteacher of Forest Boys School

After many successful years of being Headteacher at Forest, Ms Denning retired passing the reins to the new Headteacher Mr Ian Straw.

It was good to meet with Mr Straw to welcome him to the Horsham community and to discuss the plans he has for the School.

Training for the Future

It is always particularly satisfying to see an endeavour that sounds great in theory really working out in practice.  In September I attended the Horsham Jobs and Skills fair where a record 42 employers were exhibiting:  applications were being invited and the emphasis was very much on apprentice

At Work in Horsham

It was a particular pleasure last week to get out and about in Horsham for a busy weekend of constituency engagements.  MPs rightly focus time and energy in Parliament, especially on issues that produce fiercely differing views but for most Parliamentarians time spent with constituents engaged in

The EU Withdrawal Agreement

Honouring the result of the Referendum we will leave the EU on 29th March 2019.  We will re-assert UK sovereignty but are determined to maintain as much of the benefit of our economic links with the EU as possible.

Horsham Remembers

On Sunday I am sure I was not alone in feeling great pride in our town and communities. 

1918: 100 Years On

I greatly enjoy meeting school groups in Westminster and was pleased to see Christ Hospital students on Monday. We paused at the Cenotaph – where the school band will be leading the Remembrance Day march past.

Rail Update

The AGM of the All Party Group on Southern Rail was held on the 24th November. The  Rail Minister, Jo Johnson, addressed the meeting and was joined by GTR and Network Rail.