The Urgency of Prison Reform

Following last week's publication of the Justice Select Committee's Prison Safety Report, this week I'm focusing on Prison Reform which was a key part of Her Majesty's Gracious Speech at the State Opening of Parliament on Wednesday.


In this column I talk about the need to support homegrown nursing talent to help our local NHS Trust.


This week I examine the Government's policy on academisation, and why I was opposed.

Mend for the Monarch

In this week's column I wish the Queen a very happy 90th birthday.

School Funding

With the public consultation drawing to a close on Sunday, this week I'm concentrating on Fair School Funding.


This week I launched in Cheltenham my report on Stalking, which I wrote alongside Richard Graham (MP for Gloucester).

Brussels Atrocity

In this week's column I pay my respects to those killed in the Brussels attacks.