• Working on Local Issues



    I have dealt with over 7,000 constituency cases since my election. Click here to get in touch.

  • Campaigning for better Healthcare



    On the side of the patient calling for more effective regulation of Doctors and better health outcomes. Click here to read more.

  • Securing Value for Money



    I am a member of the Public Accounts Committee which scrutinizes Government spending. Click here to read more.


  • Scrutinizing Legislation and Debating Key Issues



    Contributing to national political discussion and ensuring that residents’ concerns are heard in Westminster. Click here to read more.


Putting pressure on the Wisbech Rail Line

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Following the publication last week of a game-changing report which showed that the re-opening of the Wisbech rail-link has a strong economic case I continue to put pressure on decision-makers to ensure funding for the next stage of the re-opening of the line is forthcoming. The combined report by independent consultants Atkins Ltd and Mott …

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Happy ending for local Mum and daughter

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Last week saw the happy conclusion of a case I started working on back in December when Chatteris mum Nicola Mizen approached me to help her to bring her daughter to the UK. Twelve-year-old Hannah was banned from being with her mother because of a South African court decision, and as a result the pair …

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Video: Wisbech Tennis Club awarded £50,000 Grant

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I am delighted that Wisbech Tennis Club is celebrating today after the National Lottery announced it was serving up a £50,000 grant to provide floodlit all-weather courts. Following a series of meetings including with the Lawn Tennis Association and Sport England I raised the issue of sports funding in rural areas in the House of …

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Fenland Health Provision: Moving Forward

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I know just how important healthcare is to people, and how difficult it can be for constituents to travel to hospital for appointments. As a result I am currently looking into the provision of healthcare in Fenland and have been meeting with representatives of the various bodies responsible for the NHS in our area. On …

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Improving Fenland’s Health Outcomes

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I held an interesting meeting last week with Liz Robin, Cambridgeshire’s Director for Public Health, to get a deeper understanding of the current provision and what opportunities there may be to bring more services to our area. The public health directorate is responsible for sexual health, drug and alcohol misuse, school nurses and weight management. …

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Update on swimming funding in Fenland

Steve Barclay MP chairing the meeting of swimming funding in Fenland.

I was delighted to welcome David Sparkes, Chief Executive of British Swimming, to Fenland for a meeting on swimming funding and the opportunities there could be for Fenland. The two-hour meeting held at March Library, was attended by representatives from the area’s three swimming clubs: March Marlins, Wisbech Swimming Club and Chatteris Kingfishers. Also present …

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Listen: Prime Minister speaks to BBC Radio Cambs on gangmasters

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The Prime Minister spoke to Chris Mann on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire yesterday about the issue of gangmasters in Fenland. They discussed tougher regulations for gangmasters and extra powers for the Gangmasters Licensing Authority, including my idea to allow them to issue civil penalties, which would make it easier for prosecutions to be made. Listen to …

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Update: Tuberculosis Screening in Chatteris

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At my meeting on Friday with the Cambridgeshire County Council’s Director of Public Health, Dr Liz Robin, we discussed concerns recently voiced in Chatteris regarding a number of cases of TB. In order to keep residents fully informed I asked for a statement to be issued with the latest information and I enclose this below …

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