Fracking

Thank you for getting in touch to express your concerns about fracking. On-shore and off-shore wind power is now incredibly cheap to build and the price of solar is also falling. Given these price reductions, the temporary “fix” that made fracking a potentially viable proposition to decarbonise our electricity, no longer makes sense to me. …

DFID funding to Marie Stopes International

I have received a number of emails asking me to sign an Early Day Motion calling on the Government to cut international development funding to Marie Stopes International, a non-governmental organisation that provides contraception, life-saving medicines and safe abortion around the world. I do not however sign EDMs as they are commonly known as “parliamentary …

Autism Act

I have received a number of emails from constituents concerned about the care currently available for autistic adults and children in England. This issue is high on my agenda and I am committed to helping create a society that supports autistic people to lead happy and fulfilling lives. I would value the opportunity to discuss …

Badger culling

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I have received a number of emails from constituents concerned about the government’s strategy for achieving a Bovine Tuberculosis (bTB) Free status, in England by 2038. Specifically, concerns about the badger culling operations that are taking place across the UK have been brought to my attention. As an animal lover, I find any policy that …