My friend and Mayor who never gave up - Lise Noakes

None of us had any idea it would be like this. Three weeks ago I knew that former Mayor of Gloucester and Councillor for almost twenty years Lise Noakes had just been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, but had no idea, any more than she did, that the end was so close.

Walking the Plank for charity

Please donate to my Walking the Plank into the baisin of Gloucester Docks this Fri #TallShipsFestival: it’s for a good cause (fund raising for our Gloucester charity HaVinG to help the homeless) & if you’re not a supporter who knows I may never re-appear

MP looks forward to pressing on with important campaigns

Understandably many constituents think all MPs do at the moment is argue about Brexit, so here are 4 campaigns I’m running at the moment:


Abolishing visa fees for Commonwealth servicemen and women in our Armed Forces:

We need to do more on marine energy says Gloucester’s MP

91 Members of Parliament from all the main parties have signed a letter to the Energy Minister Claire Perry, urging her to put measures in place to ensure that the UK capitalises on its role as a world leader in wave and tidal power.