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Visit to the COVID-19 Vaccination Centre at Halton Stadium

14/1/21 Today I was invited to see the work that is going on at the Halton Stadium and met with Dr Hurst and Chris Patino of HBC. The stadium is being utilised as a hub for numerous aspects of the Covid response in Halton. The large tent structure outside is a drive through vaccination site […]

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Postal Service in Widnes

12/1/21 A number of my Widnes constituents have been contacting me regarding not receiving post, I have also not been receiving post. I have also been in contact with a number of my constituents who are Post Workers, some of whom sadly have been and are seriously ill with Covid-19, including a number being hospitalised. […]

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Health Service Information for Constituents

9/1/21 I have been raising concerns in Parliament and with the local NHS Clinical Commissioning Group, about the huge drop since last March in the number of patient referrals from GPs to specialist care, including scans, for none Covid-19 conditions. While the NHS is hugely focused an dealing with the latest wave of Covid-19 infections […]

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Prime Minister’s COVID-19 Statement On Third National Lockdown

6/1/21 Today I was selected to ask the Prime Minister a question following his statement on Covid-19. I still have serious concerns about cancer treatments and operations for other serious illnesses being delayed. Cancer cannot become #TheForgottenC of the pandemic. You can watch the exchange on the link below.

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Halton Moves To Tier 3

30/12/20 Unfortunately we will be moving into Tier 3 from one minute past midnight tonight. I am disappointed that local businesses having to close tonight and who have spent money stocking up on perishable supplies, got so little notice from government. I have spent today participating virtually in Westminster from here in Halton. I have […]

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Christmas Message 2020

23/12/20 As we approach Christmas and the end of the year, I believe we will all agree that 2020 has been an incredibly difficult year for us all. It has provided challenges that were beyond our imagination, and I think that most of us will be happy to see the back of it and look […]

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National Tree Planting Strategy Debate

16/12/20 Today I spoke in the National Tree Planting Strategy Debate in Westminster Hall. My constituency of Widnes, West Runcorn and Hale Village are not blessed with large areas of wood land. Most of the wooded areas we have only cover small areas. The North of England has significantly less woodland cover than the rest […]

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The Future of the Coach Industry Debate

10/12/20 This afternoon I was selected to speak in the debate on the future of the Coach Industry. The Coach Industry is a vital part of our society. Whether it be taking school children on their first school trip, coach holidays and day trips, transporting wedding guests from venue to venue, or being a rail […]

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PMQs & Halton Chamber of Commerce AGM

9/12/20 This morning, at their invitation, I attended the virtual AGM of the Halton Chamber of Commerce and had a discussion with local business owners and leaders regarding the current situation and the future. I firmly believe in supporting our local businesses, I will continue to make representations on their behalf and have high hopes […]