Together we can tackle loneliness in Southend

We often take for granted the company of our family and friends. For many of us it is a normal part of life to have someone nearby to talk to about all things big and small. But imagine that this was taken away.

I welcome the exciting developments in local transport

Recently, we have seen a number of announcement concerning the improvement of transport in and around our town. In this week’s newspapers it had been announced that Southend Borough Council is supporting a new relief road to the east of the town.

It is time to think about the future

Now that both the A level results and the GCSE results have come out it’s clear to see just how well our schools have done. The hard work that our local students have put in really paid off and I am sure so many of them are thrilled with what they have achieved.

I learn a lot when I am out and about in the constituency

Helping with the mail sorting process at Short Street sorting office and personally delivering post throughout the constituency, I learnt a lot on Friday. I have a greater appreciation for our postal workers and the postal service they provide us daily.