Sea Scouts visit Downing Street

It was fantastic to welcome 3rd Portchester Sea Scouts to Downing Street and Parliament.

The group of 13 youngsters from 3rd Portchester Sea Scouts, along with 4 adult volunteers, toured Downing Street and were able to walk up to the door of Number 10 for a photo opportunity.

Remembrance Day

I was honoured to lay a wreath during the poignant Remembrance Day parade and service today in Fareham.

I would like to say thank you to all those who made it a fitting tribute to our heroes.

Songs the Soldiers sang

I would like to thank David Meatcher, Rev Paul Bedford and all the volunteers at Sarisbury Green United Reform Church for hosting the touching ‘Songs the Soldiers sang’ sing-along.

Supporting vulnerable people

A group of community and health representatives have met to discuss plans to support vulnerable people in Fareham.

The Vulnerable Persons Forum, which I launched earlier this year, works to address issues facing the most in need and at risk in Fareham.

UK Parliament Week to be celebrated across Fareham

As we mark 100 years since the first women gained the right to vote, I am inviting everyone in Fareham to get involved in UK Parliament Week and play a part in our thriving democracy.

Surgery at Tesco in Fareham

I held a busy surgery session with residents to hear about local and individual issues.

The meeting, held at the Community Room of Tesco in Fareham, allowed residents to raise a number of important issues, one-to-one with me.

Winter social care funding

Today, the government has announced how much additional funding local authorities in England will receive to ease pressures over winter thanks to our balanced approach to the economy, including £4,754,497 for Hampshire.

Fareham pupils get a taste of life in Westminster

A group of Fareham pupils from the LWS Academy, in Sarisbury Green, were shown around the historic Houses of Parliament today.

16 pupils, aged 11-16, and 5 members of staff had the opportunity to take part in a tour, led by an expert on Parliament’s history.

Fair Ways visit

I visited Fair Ways, a child services company, to learn more about a new innovative pilot project designed to support young people leaving residential care in our area.