Resignation as Government Whip

This week I resigned my position as a Minister in the Government Whips’ Office so I could vote against the Government on the implementation of the European Withdrawal Agreement. This agreement does not respect the outcome of the referendum and does not provide us with Brexit. Over the past few weeks…

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NHS

This week, the Government launched its 10-year plan for the NHS which aims to help people live healthier lives.  This ambitious long-term plan follows consultations from groups and individuals representing millions of people and it will see £20.5 billion being injected into the NHS budget by 2023/24. At the heart…

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Mental Health

The Government recently announced that Dartford will be one of 25 areas nationally to trial a new scheme designed to better support children and young people who are experiencing mental health problems.  When children and young people experience mental health difficulties, it is essential they get access to the right…

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