News

Gender Recognition Act and single sex spaces

The news has been raising interest amongst constituents about the forthcoming reforms to the Gender Recognition Act 2004 (GRA).  I thought I would take the time to do a little bit of myth busting.

Social care campaign

I believe we must all receive dignified care in old age. With an ageing population, this is one of the biggest challenges our country faces. I support the Government's commitment to making sure this country works for everyone and that the most vulnerable in society gain the support they need.

Affordable private rented homes

Like Generation Rent I believe this Bill, which will abolish letting agent fees for renters, cap tenancy deposits, and save tenants between £25 and £70 per year, is "welcome news for private renters".

Break Through for FOBTs

Problem gambling can devastate individuals' lives, families and communities, so I welcome the decisive action being taken to ensure a responsible gambling industry protects players appropriately.

Grenfell Tower

Many residents have written to me about the Grenfell Tower disaster. Here is my response: