European Union (Withdrawal) (No.6) Bill

With any Bill before parliament it is necessary to ask what it is going to do and where it will leave us.  I have never wanted to leave the EU without a deal and my view has not changed.  The question I had to ask myself  is what is the best way of ensuring that we get a deal.

John welcomes PET-CT Scanner Succcess

On Tuesday 3 September, NHS England and Improvement, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (OUHFT), and InHealth announced that PET-CT scanning services would remain at the Churchill Hospital in Oxford.

New Funding for Schools

John has welcomed the fact that the Prime Minister has anticipated the Comprehensive Spending Review, which sets Government expenditure for the next years, by announcing a £14bn cash injection spread over three years for our schools.

John briefs cast of 'Yes, Prime Minister'

John was asked to meet with the cast of of a local production of 'Yes prime Minister' to give them some behind the scenes insights to help with the production.

John comments on Prorogation of Parliament

I completely understand concerns that are being raised over the announcement of the Prorogation of Parliament. As many will know, I have not always seen eye to eye with Boris Johnson, but I do not feel that he is being fairly treated in this current situation.

John opens the 10th Regatta for the Disabled

Great to open the Regatta for the Disabled again this year. Now in it's 10th year the regatta creates a wonderful opportunity for adults and children with disabilities to take part in activities that would otherwise not be available to them.

John receives Petition response from Minister

John has now received a formal response to the petitions he presented to Parliament on behalf of Gillotts School in Henley and Langtree in Woodcote earlier in the summer.