I welcome the Government's announcement that an extra ¬£28.4 million will be invested in Surrey schools, part of an additional ¬£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 (¬£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...
Following a recent constituency case, it has come to my attention that some elderly constituents with health conditions may be unaware of additional Government support available to them, in the form of Attendance Allowance. Attendance Allowance is a...
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@annemcelvoy With a four month old, I'll settle for healthy, contented baby. Would have added sleeps through the night, but it's a big ask!
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@annemcelvoy @economist Wonder if the advice is the same for parents who want well-rounded children, not necessarily admission to top Uni's
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Delighted Govt has announced ¬£30m boost for schools in Surrey as part of ¬£390m investment to make funding fairer: http://t.co/vgplzkOzXh
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RT @MustBeRead: From Digby Jones: Why I, a former Labour minister, think the two Eds should apologise for the economic mess they left http:‚Ä¶
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RT @George_Osborne: Economy grew by 0.8%. Thanks to the hard work of the British people, today we reach a major milestone in our #LongTermE‚Ä¶
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