Local News

£1 million of extra government funding is welcome

I have welcomed more than £1 million of extra government funding to help the town’s borough council during the Coronavirus pandemic.

The latest grant of £1,026,186 is not ringfenced and can be used however the authority sees fit.

£1.5m announced for rough sleepers

I have welcomed more than £1.5m of funding to help rough sleepers in East Sussex.

The cash has been given to councils across the area including Eastbourne, Hastings, Lewes, Rother and Wealden to fund more safe beds and extra support staff.

New Special School Given Go-Ahead

I am delighted that plans for this wonderful new school have been given the greenlight. During my first time as MP for the town, I lobbied and campaigned in Whitehall for funding for this and to know it will now happen is great news.

A Promotion!

I’m delighted to say that I’ve been appointed as Parliamentary Private Secretary (PPS) to Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Secretary George Eustice.

The unpaid promotion means I will become the ‘eyes and ears’ of the minister in parliament and liaise with MPs on his behalf.

WASPI Update

To those affected by WASPI legislation, this is what you need to know.
(Women born in the 50s and affected by the pension legislation changes)

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