Take advantage of police coffee events coming up around the town

As a Member of Parliament and someone who lives in Essex, I welcome the announcement from Essex Police of 150 new police officer posts being created to fight and prevent crime in communities across the county.  They will be paid for from the increase in the force’s part of council tax which equat

Apprenticeships are a great option

This week marks the start of National Apprenticeship Week. During the week businesses across the UK will be spreading the word about the benefits of apprenticeships for learners and businesses alike.

This scandal must never be allowed to happen again

During my week in Parliament I have been working very closely with my colleagues on the recent allegations surrounding Oxfam’s conduct in Haiti and about safeguarding policies more generally within international development organisations. 

Glad to hear that Zimbabwe will be holding a free and fair election soon

I met with the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, the right honourable Sajid Javid to thank him and the Government for their continued support of Southend and the £15 million investment which will help build approximately 1,300 homes, crucially including a minimum o