News

John speaks out in support of whistleblowers

John spoke today on whistleblowing at the Council of Europe in Strasbourg. He praised the rights of whistleblowers to raise issues of public interest without sacrificing their personal lives or that of their families.

John comments on recent behaviour in Parliament

It would be nice to think that historically the temperature of discussions in the House has always been calm. But just look back at the debates that took place over Maastricht which were vitriolic.

John visits Kidmore End Neighbourhood Plan Exhibition

The Parish of Kidmore End is yet another community to take up the opportunity to develop a Neighbourhood Development Plan. This weekend they held one of their public exhibitions which John attended. He talked with members of the Steering Group and saw what they had done so far.

John lobbies Chancellor on Local Housing Allowance

I have long had a concern about the Local Housing Allowance especially in this constituency where in the north east it is related to housing costs in the Aylesbury area and in the south it is related to housing costs in the Reading area.

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.