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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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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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Debate On New Coronavirus Restrictions

1/12/20 Today I was selected to speak in the debate on the government’s motion to approve the new Coronavirus Restrictions. Many of my constituents tell me they are sick and tired of the way the government are treating them. This Government’s strategy has been all over the place. It seems to depend on who the […]

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Prime Minister’s Statement: COVID-19 Update 23/11/20

23/11/20 Today I was selected to ask a question on the Prime Minister’s Covid-19 Update, however, I ended up having to ask it to the Health Secretary, Matt Hancock as the Prime Minister was appearing virtually to the Chamber and developed audio problems. I stated that I was pleased that they had listened to mine […]

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Question at the COVID-19 Statement

20/10/20 This evening I questioned the Secretary of State for Health yet again on why gyms in Halton are closed, when they are allowed to stay open in the other Tier 3 Areas – Manchester and Lancashire. I asked him to either use government powers to re-open our gyms or give the power to re-open […]

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Question in the COVID-19 Update Statement

This evening I questioned the Secretary of State for Health on why gyms have been forced to close in Halton, while they have been allowed to remain open in the other Tier 3 area, Lancashire. I demanded that he allow the re-opening of our gyms as there is no evidence to support their closure. Yet […]

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Letter to The Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP

16/10/20 Following Lancashire being moved into Tier 3 and their gyms and leisure centres being allowed to stay open, while Halton’s are closed, I have contacted the Health Secretary, Matt Hancock. I think it is disgraceful that our gyms and leisure centres are closed and have urged him to reverse the decision to close them […]