On Monday 4th August I took part in a discussion on BBC Radio 4's consumer programme, You and Yours, on the problem of bank fraud and specifically vishing, a relatively new type of telephone scam in which victims are deceived into transferring funds...
I welcome the Government's announcement that an extra Â£28.4 million will be invested in Surrey schools, part of an additional Â£390m being allocated in 2015/16 to make funding for schools fairer. The new funding represents an increase in the total...
I am delighted to have been appointed a Minister at the Department for Education (early years, early intervention and childcare) and Cabinet Office (constitutional affairs). Alongside my constituency responsibilities I am looking forward to taking...
Last weekend, the Mail on Sunday carried a report on an East Surrey couple defrauded of their life savings (Â£42,300) through a new type of financial scam known as vishing. Vishing (Voice phishing) is a type of telephone scam in which victims are deceived into transferring funds to...
On Friday (20th June) I visited Windmill Manor (Hurst Green) and Amherst (Horley) care homes, in support of National Care Home Open Day. First held in 2013, this national event involved thousands of UK care homes opening their doors to the public...
On Friday, I spent time at East Surrey Hospital helping out as a Nursing Assistant on the Capel Ward. As the son of a nurse, I thought I knew what to expect, but the experience was a real eye opener. Caring for frail and elderly patients, I was...
Tomorrow is the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings, the largest seaborne invasion in history and a critical turning point in the Second World War. In addition to a series of major commemorations taking place to mark this historic occasion, the...
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No surprise. Labourâ€™s rent gimmicks WILL put up rents
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Gr8 start for new online voter registration system as 1 million people apply to register to vote in 2 mths http://t.co/8Mmhpd82MK
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@BrianJRGale .@educationgovuk Children with an SEN statement,an education health & care plan, or on DLA, r entitled 2 15 hrs free childcare
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RT @educationgovuk: AUDIO: @SamGyimah explains why we are doubling the amount of free childcare for two-year-olds http://t.co/r8bEaQpOLh htâ€¦
1.6 days ago
Delighted we are extending free Childcare to 40% of 2 yr olds to help parents give children the best start in life. http://t.co/IK24xq19cI
1.8 days ago
RT @educationgovuk: .@samgyimah promoting extension of 15 free hours of childcare to 40% of 2 yr olds at Smarty Pants Nursery in Newham httâ€¦
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Stimulating and thought-provoking book: The Smartest Kids in the World: And How They Got That Way http://t.co/4Eg6C8N41e via @amazon
5 days ago
Congrats to all pupils and teachers on today's GCSE results. Gr8 that 60% more pupils are taking the key subjects needed to get on in life.
6.7 days ago