£5bn Funding for Community-based Projects

As well as economic recovery, it's important that we secure social recovery from COVID-19 in our communities. That's why we're investing £5 million to support wellbeing through community-based projects across the country.

Salisbury - First Full-fibre City

I'm extremely grateful to Clive Selley and the team at Openreach for the work they've done to make Salisbury the UK's first full-fibre city.

5G Project in the Chalke Valley

In Bowerchalke Village Hall today to catch up with local tech entrepreneur James Body to get the latest on the MONeH Consortium's 5G project in the Chalke Valley which received £2.4m from the government earlier this year.

Dogs Trust Meeting

Yesterday I met with Dogs Trust to discuss important issues relating to puppy smuggling and animal cruelty. I am glad that this government is supporting measures to ensure the highest standards in importation and the greatest welfare for dogs across the UK.

Alabaré⁩ Sleepout

This evening, I was pleased to be supporting the excellent ⁦Alabaré⁩ alongside 190 others by sleeping out Salisbury Cathedral. #LetsEndHomelessness


Meeting with Children's Commissioner

This week I met with Anne Longfield OBE, Children's Commissioner for England to discuss the needs of vulnerable children and families.

Holocaust Memorial Day 2020

Yesterday I signed the Holocaust Educational Trust (UK)'s 'Book of Commitment' in the lead up to Holocaust Memorial Day. As we come to mark 75 years since the liberation of the concentration camps, antisemitism remains a scourge on our society.

General Election 2019

Thank you to the people of Salisbury for re-electing me to Parliament with an increased majority - thank you also to my fellow candidates for the constructive discussions we held. I will continue to work as hard as I can for all my constituents #GeneralElection2019

Prime Minister's Visit to Salisbury

Great to welcome our Prime Minister Boris Johnson to Salisbury for a visit to meet stallholders at the Salisbury Christmas market, local business owners and those who helped to develop the Entrain Space project in Wilton.