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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. 


And the winner is.....

Devizes Books - Devizes Constituency Independent Shop of the Year 2014.  

Congratulations to Jo Batchelor and all the team at Devizes Books.  The award is hugely deserved. 

Thanks to the Category Winners - The Cat's Whiskers (Marlborough), Trotters Equine & Country Store - (Tidworth), Upavon Village Store (Other Small Town or Village), and to all the other Independent Shops that supported the competition.  


20 OCT 2014

Gazette and Herald Column 16th October

There has been much to cheer this week with the latest figures showing that unemployment has had its largest annual fall since records began – with a record number of people now in work meaning more people with the security of a good job and a regular pay packet. Click here to read more...


14 OCT 2014

Gazette and Herald Column 9th October

The next six months will be busy as we run up to the Election and I work on a super-busy rail portfolio alongside my local priorities for my Constituents. Click here to read more...


06 OCT 2014

Gazette and Herald Column 2nd October

For the seventh year running I packed up my suitcase this weekend and headed to the Conservative Party Conference, this year held in Birmingham.  Click here for more...


29 SEP 2014

Gazette and Herald Column 25th September

When I sit down to write my latest column I always scan my previous copy to make sure that I am not repeating myself and boring my constituents to bits. Click here for the full story...



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