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Why I’m backing Andrew Boff for Mayor

At 5pm on Wednesday the ballot closes for Conservative Party members to choose who they want to fight the 2020 London Mayoral election.

Update – Brexit votes and the way forward

Following a number of significant votes last week on the Trade Bill and Taxation (Cross-Border Trade) Bill, I feel it is important, as ever, to explain to residents the reasoning behind my votes, as well as put right a number of falsities and areas of misunderstanding that have been raised with m

Update – EU negotiations

Following my last update on 14 June, I have continued to work constructively with colleagues, whatever their views, both in the Government and on the backbenches, to seek a departure from the EU that prioritises business, prosperity and jobs.

Update: EU (Withdrawal) Bill - Lords' amendments

Now that the House of Commons is considering the Lords’ amendments to the EU (Withdrawal) Bill, I intend to post a series of detailed updates on my website to explain my rationale on particular votes as they arise, as I have endeavoured to do previously.

Update – Thameslink and Southeastern timetable changes

As someone who travels from Chislehurst to Westminster every day using our local rail services, I am only too aware how busy and unpleasant the commute can already be, and understand the sort of problems many of us regularly face simply trying to get from A to B.

Crime in London

As someone that has lived and worked in London my entire life, I share the concerns that have been expressed to me in recent weeks about a surge in violent crime across our capital.

Bullers Wood temporary site given the green light

After what I appreciate has been an incredibly stressful and, at times, frustrating month for many families across Bromley and Chislehurst, I am delighted that it has been confirmed this afternoon that Bullers Wood School for Boys will be opening this September in temporary accommodation at 1 Wes

Update – EU (Withdrawal) Bill

Having successfully passed through the Commons on 17 January, the EU (Withdrawal) Bill – the legislative mechanism that will allow us to incorporate EU law into UK domestic legislation – will begin being debated in the House of Lords today.