Policing in Newent

A meeting between residents and police is taking place in Newent today, and while Gloucestershire and the Forest of Dean have low crime levels, a small number of constituents have written to me with separate concerns about policing in Newent, which I have passed on to Gloucestershire Constabulary

The Terrorist Offenders Bill

Last week, the Government introduced emergency legislation to end the automatic early release of terrorist offenders.

LRS factory visit

I was delighted to be invited to aid in the launch of the new high-speed bottle line at the Lucozade Ribena Suntory factory in Coleford this morning.

Meeting with the Chief Constable of Gloucestershire

Fortunately, the Forest of Dean and Gloucestershire have relatively low levels of crime compared to the rest of the country. However, that is not to say that we are without crime and I have recently been contacted by a number of constituents regarding incidents that have caused concern.

Global Britain

When I was knocking on doors across the Forest of Dean during the General Election, the message I was hearing loud and clear was for us MPs in Parliament to ‘get Brexit done’, and that is why I was very happy to vote to pass Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal through Parliament.

Keeping our communities safe

Boris Johnson’s promise to recruit 20,000 more police officers over the next three years is already being delivered.

Verderers Court visit

I was very pleased to have been invited to attend the Verderers Court recently. Verderers have been located within the Forest of Dean in some shape or form since the 13th Century and continue to play an important community role today.

Investing in our schools

In the election campaign, the Conservatives set out a powerful vision for education, one that will level up opportunities across the country.

Backing British Farmers

During the Election campaign, I met with local NFU members and set out how a majority Conservative Government will give certainty to farmers by guaranteeing the current annual budget to farmers in every year of the next Parliament, and initiating a 7-year transition period to move from the curren

Road Closure – Beachley Road, Sedbury

Gloucestershire Highways are planning on temporarily closing Beachley Road. The planned start and finish period will be between Friday 10th January to Tuesday 14th January (not including Saturday or Sunday) and will start at 19:00 hours and end at 07:00.