Realising Hampshire's potential, through Brexit and beyond

Hampshire’s economy is worth some £38bn.  Key sectors for the county include Marine & Shipping, Aerospace & Defence, Financial & Business Services, Advanced Engineering, and Tourism.  As we continue to invest in and develop the economy, we need to ensure our businesses have the condit

The Government's record of delivery for our area

There have been testing times since the crash of 2007/8.  But since 2010 the government’s strong economic plan has brought continued investment, a good rate of economic growth and record levels of employment.  We have seen inequality down and crime down.  A strong economy, coupled with the tough

General Election 2017

The General Election is on Thursday 8th June 2017.

Theresa May and the Conservatives will stick to the Plan for a Stronger Britain and take the right long-term decisions for a more secure future and:

New Directions for the over 50's

Damian hosted the first New Directions event at Alton College on Tuesday 11th April 2017, which brought together local employment, training and volunteering opportunities for the over 50's.

Be a tourist in East Hampshire

East Hampshire is a wonderful place to live and visit, with picturesque villages and bustling towns, easy access to vibrant coastal cities and sea-going pursuits, and mile after mile of beautiful countryside.

Apprenticeships: making a difference

The Government is committed to creating 3 million high quality apprenticeships by 2020, giving thousands of young people a chance to make the most of their talents and gain new skills, whilst working an

Dementia Friendly communities

I am delighted to be working with the founding members of Dementia Friendly Petersfield to support the launch of a new initiative to increase the awareness and understanding of dementia across the town, so those affected feel more supported by the businesses and services they rely on.

Protecting Our Pubs

 I am passionate about pubs, not least because I used to work in the business. I know that pubs are at the heart of the community, or, as we used to say, "the pub is the hub".