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Comment on calls for a second referendum

I have been consistently clear that I do not support having another vote on the UK’s membership of the EU at this time and my view remains unchanged.

Mayor and Mayoress fundraising breakfast buffet

I was delighted to attend the fundraising breakfast buffet on Saturday, hosted by the Mayor and Mayoress of Evesham. For a small contribution, we received all you can eat breakfast and the contributions went to Evesham Shopmobility, Caring Hands in the Vale and Evesham Guides.

I hold puppy smuggling debate

I have called another parliamentary debate on puppy smuggling, due to take place on Tuesday, 2nd April. I previously held a debate on this issue in 2017 and I have long been an active campaigner in Westminster on issues relating to animal welfare.

Comment following indicative votes

On 27th March 2019 I participated in the first round of indicative votes on Brexit. In a constitutional first, backbench MPs took control of parliamentary business and voted on a series of options for how the UK could proceed with Brexit.

Statement on calls to revoke Article 50

Brexit is an issue which people continue to have very strong views on and it is, unfortunately, an issue which continues to divide the country.

Seasonal Workers pilot

I welcome the news that operation of the ‘Seasonal Workers Pilot’ has commenced.

The Great British Spring Clean in Evesham

On Saturday, I joined 40 other local residents from the Evesham Anti Litter Group to help with The Great British Spring Clean and was thrilled to hear this was the biggest turn-out they've had with people wanting to get involved to #KeepBritainTidy.