Environment Bill

I am sure that the measures in the current Environment (Principles and Governance) Bill will protect both the UK’s vibrant ecosystem and the natural environment worldwide. As you know, DEFRA has also recently published the Agriculture Bill and I have met with local farmers, the NFU and also Michael Gove to discuss the Agriculture Bill. …

Horse Welfare

Animal welfare is a top priority for me. First and foremost, I am totally and utterly committed to all attempts to improve animal welfare. There are few things that upset me more than needless cruelty to animals, I simply can’t stand it. Ever since I was first elected, I have campaigned on a range of …

Climate Change

As you will know, during the recent debate in the House on whether to declare a climate change emergency, the motion declaring a climate change emergency was fully debated and accepted by all sides of the House. In view of the consensus, it was not necessary to put the motion to a vote. Full details …