When I was selected and throughout the General Election campaign I was asked what my position on Europe was, my answer was always the same. I said that if there were a referendum today, based on our current relationship with the EU I would vote to leave but I wanted to see what deal the Prime Minister could come back with from his renegotiations with Europe.
I stand by that position.Read more
Yesterday I co-hosted a debate with Lord Trimble on behalf of the Henry Jackson Society entitled "Fighting Hybrid War and Pushing for Reform in Ukraine"Read more
Today I was sworn in as a Member of Parliament. Every MP does this after a general election from the Prime Minister to the newest parliamentary débutante, like me.Read more
Last week the voters of Braintree elected me to be their Member of Parliament and I want to thank everyone who did so.
It is a privileged to represent such a wonderful part of the country and I intend to work hard for everyone in the constituency and help unlock its full potential.
I believe that having a Conservative majority government makes that aspiration easier and our best days are ahead of us.Read more