Coronavirus panic buyers should calm down

It is a sign of our extraordinary times that the main trade association for shops – the British Retail Consortium – is sending out an urgent message to customers: “buy less”. More specifically, they have urged people not to buy more than they need.

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

What's next for East West Rail?

Following the welcome announcement last week from Grant Shapps, the Transport Secretary, that East West Rail will take a northern route via Cambourne, the next step is to consider the precise location of the station in Cambourne and the onward route that the line will take into 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.

East West Rail to take northern route

Photo above: meeting with Transport Secretary, Grant Shapps (right) and Transport Minister, George Freeman (left) to discuss EWR.