Campaign Responses

Every day, I receive dozens of campaign emails from constituents concerned about a huge variety of national issues. While individual constituency enquiries will be answered by email or letter, due to the vast increase in the volume of campaign emails now being generated, I can no longer guarantee replying to these individually and am therefore posting my responses on this section of my website.

Sustainable fishing in British waters

I agree that our waters are a precious natural resource and they must be managed carefully. I am therefore pleased that the Government is putting sustainable fishing and protection of our seas at the heart of its future fishing strategy.

Agriculture Bill

Food and farming is a bedrock of our economy and environment, generating £112 billion a year and helping shape some of our finest habitats and landscapes. I am pleased that the Government has guaranteed the annual farm budget for each year of this Parliament and nearly £3 billion will top up the

The UK Internal Market Bill

Thank you for contacting me about the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill. 

This Bill seeks to ensure businesses across the whole of the United Kingdom will continue to enjoy seamless internal trade, as they have done for centuries, after the transition period ends on 31 December 2020.

Planning reforms

Thank you for contacting me about the newly announced planning reforms.


Thank you for contacting me about the fur trade.

Heat Pumps

Thank you for contacting me about heat pumps. 

I am particularly interested to hear from someone with knowledge of the heat pumps sector as one of the hardest things to decarbonise is heat and I am convinced heat pumps are central to achieving net zero.