Thank you for visiting my website.

I am honoured to have been elected as the Member of Parliament for the Devizes Constituency at the 2010 General Election and will do my utmost to repay your trust.  I hope that this site will give you a good idea of what I stand for and believe in.  I think it is very important that everyone involved in politics works to make their views and the democratic process as transparent and accessible as possible, so please do look around the site, let me have your feedback and contact me if you would like more information on anything. 

04 MAR 2015

Gazette and Herald Column 26th February

This week, I managed to combine ambulances, doctors and cake, not in some dreadful baking-related accident but during a visit to Market Lavington to see some of the small but significant ways that health services are improving in our Constituency. Click here to read more...

26 FEB 2015

Gazette and Herald Column 19th February

Maybe it's the dreary weather or the relentlessly negative 24 hour media cycle but sometimes it's hard to feel positive about this great country. Click here to read more...

16 FEB 2015

Gazette and Herald Column 12th February

With great reluctance I recently stepped down from my posts as a Governor of St. John's Academy in Marlborough and the Wellington Academy in Tidworth as although I loved every moment of my involvement, particularly as the dedicated staff and governors steered the schools through the Academy process, I no longer felt that I could add value in the role with the pressure piling onto my diary before the election. Click here to read more...

09 FEB 2015

Gazette and Herald Column 5th February

With the Perry children deep in exam preparation mode at the moment it seemed like a good time for me to do some real thinking about Britain's education system. Click here to read more...

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