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The Rural Community Energy Fund

I am very happy to report that the Government has re-opened the Rural Community Energy Fund (RCEF). The Fund is a £10 million programme to support rural communities in England to develop community-based renewable energy projects.

Investing in Gloucestershire

I am very pleased that school children in Gloucestershire are set to benefit from £5m Trailblazer funding which will see specialist mental health support in schools and waiting times for other mental health services to improve.

Moving forwards

I would like to take this opportunity to thank all of the people who supported me in my campaign to become the next Leader of the Conservative and Unionist Party.

Five Acres

In light of the recent news concerning Five Acres, I though my constituents would appreciate an update on the situation.

Solving our Regional Housing Crisis

(This article was originally published in The Times Red Box, 19 February 2018)

As a recent series of articles in The Times highlighted, housing is one of the big challenges facing the country. There are three areas which the government should address as it develops its housing policy.

Delivering Brexit

I thought it would be helpful to set out why, despite its faults, I voted for the Cabinet’s Withdrawal Agreement on Friday 29th March.