I am very concerned about the health of my constituents. I have studied the latest NHS waiting times published by the government up to August this year. During the pandemic in Halton, there has been a huge reduction in the number of my constituents receiving NHS treatments within 18 weeks. In March 88.9% of my […]
21/10/20 I am delighted that following my persistent interventions with the Health Secretary Matt Hancock, and meeting with him last night; that this morning the local Leaders have been informed that our gyms will be allowed to re-open. The legislation forcing them to be closed will be rescinded by the government tomorrow.
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 […]
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 […]
13/10/20 I was called to speak again today on the Coronavirus Restrictions. You can watch what I said below. I will continue to represent my constituents’ views at every opportunity I get.
13/10/20 This evening I was interviewed on BBC Radio Merseyside regarding Halton and Coronavirus Tier 3, you can listen to it from the link below.
13/10/20 I was interviewed by North West Today regarding Halton being placed into Tier 3 restrictions. You can see what I had to say by following the link below to my Facebook page.
12/10/20 I did not agree to the Tier 3 restrictions we are being placed under and I was not invited to any meetings that took place over the weekend regarding the new restrictions. I was also not consulted. I have not been convinced that the measures are right, given that we have had four lots […]
7/10/20 Today I spoke in the debate on the Coronavirus Local Restrictions in the North, including our area, that many of my constituents have contacted me about. You can hear what I had to say by following the link below to my Facebook page.
10/10/20 This World Mental Health Day, I ask you to take a look at these videos from four local men who want to change the way we act and feel about men’s mental health. It’s not a sign of weakness to have anxiety, depression or other mental health problems. Talking about it is often the […]