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Finish roadworks earlier to prevent traffic horrorshow

We know from experience how bad it can be when the M20 shuts down all night. Back in November there was a week of dreadful delays caused by overnight closures – with children missing lessons and businesses losing money from late deliveries and people not getting to work on time.

MPs must come together so we can get on with Brexit

The constituency and the country voted to Leave and I have been supporting the Prime Minister to get on with the job of taking us out of the EU. The negotiations have been difficult – which we always knew they were going to be.

Reconsider entrance to new Bearsted school

Children in Maidstone and Bearsted desperately need two new schools and I’ve fought to get them open as soon as possible - including helping secure funding .

Solar power station will industrialise swathes of marshland

Cleve Hill Solar have launched their application process to build a solar power plant on 387.6 hectares of Graveney Marshes. I spoke out against the scheme at the GREAT (Graveney Rural Envirnmental Action Team) meeting at the Guildhall in December. 

The Brexit deal

I have had hundreds of emails in the last couple of weeks on both sides of the argument. But out and about, people often say to me: "Please can you politicians just get on with it."

I have been consistent in my approach to Brexit since the referendum.

A2 crossing chaos at Abbey school must end

I visited Abbey School at going-home time and it was quite clear that the bridge over the A2 is inadequate. Hundreds of children all need to cross the road at the same time and the bridge is too narrow. Quite apart from the fact that it’s impossible for anyone who can’t manage steps.