Speeches in Parliament

Speech on Second Reading of Finance Bill

Speech text in full: 

Thank you Mr Deputy Speaker.

I have been involved in government budgets for over two decades, either as an economics journalist, a political adviser or chief executive of the British Bankers’ Association.

Policing of the Extinction Rebellion Protests in Cambridge

Today I spoke in Parliament on the response of the Cambridgeshire Constabulary to the Extinction Rebellion protests in Cambridge from 16th - 23rd February 2020.  The full text of my speech can be seen here:

Adjournment Debate on the Policing of the Climate Protests in Cambridge

My Maiden Speech in Parliament

Today I was honoured and delighted to deliver my maiden speech in the House of Commons during the debate on the government's new Agriculture Bill.  I feel fortunate to represent a constituency that has a rich history and a great future in farming.