Hen Harriers

Like many of you, I believe that it is essential our wildlife is properly protected, and anyone involved in game management must respect the country’s conservation laws which are amongst the toughest in the world.


Thank you for getting in touch about foreign super trawler activities in UK waters, including Marine Protected Areas (MPAs).


Establishing a Food standards Commission

I have long made clear my opposition to low animal welfare imports and this was a commitment of the Conservative election manifesto. It would be bad for animals and bad for farmers to be undercut by overseas competitors who cut costs by reducing standards.

British Nature

Like many of my constituents, I am determined to see a legislative framework which ensures that government policy puts our environment and sustainability first.

Access to Clear Waterways

I strongly believe that accessibility to quality waterways carries with it major advantages. Our waterways offer not only a place for people to enjoy a more natural environment, but are often used as hubs for other sporting and social activities.

Clean Up Newbury's Air

You are right to say that poor air quality affects us all. Tackling head on the biggest environmental threat to our health is a major priority for me as your MP and this Government.

Animal Cruelty Sentencing

Protecting our environment is one of my main priorities as your MP, and I am pleased that the UK has some of the highest animal welfare standards in the world.

Child Refugees

I want to reassure you that the Government is not turning its back on unaccompanied asylum-seeking children.  The UK Government has a strong and proud record of helping vulnerable children and this will not change. I support the principle of family unity, and I want to reassure you that there alr

Beer Duty and Pubs

I know the value of our local pubs, not just in Newbury, but also in our surrounding villages.