UPDATE: Leaving the European Union

I want to make it clear that I do not want to leave the EU without a deal.  It is not my preferred option and I would rather leave with an agreement. The terms of the existing Withdrawal Agreement in its current form are, however, unacceptable to Parliament.

Education Funding

Providing our children with a good education is one of the best things we can do for them.

Urging the Prime Minister to legislate for net zero emissions by 2050

Last week in Prime Ministers Questions, Taunton Deane MP Rebecca Pow urged the Government to “do more, faster and sooner, for a sustainable future.”  And this week, grasping another opportunity to ask a question in PMQ’s Ms Pow referred to the advice given by the Committee on Climate Change Commi

Environment and Climate Change Debate


It is always a pleasure to follow the right hon. Member for Doncaster North (Edward Miliband), with whom I share a role in my membership of the all-party parliamentary climate change group. That is very much cross-party.

Net Zero

My PMQ from last week - highlighting the important campaign for #netzero by 2050 & work led by Simon Clarke MP as well as the upcoming Bill from Alex Chalk

Meeting with Lucy Mountain

Recently, I met with Lucy Mountain, a social media influencer, to work on her new upcoming project regarding diet supplements.

March Update

Last week a group of 40 Commando Marines visited Parliament for a tour. Their mood was buoyant and filled with confidence as a result, they said, of hearing that the cloud of uncertainty regarding their future in Taunton has been lifted.