Britain is doing good work for refugees in the camps - but it needs to do more for the ones who reach Europe Refugee children are increasingly being forgotten once they arrive on the continent.When I visited Turkey’s border with Syria in September, a refugee mother begged me ...
January 22, 2016B
A LANDMARK report out yesterday details how 83,000 UK troops have beenafflicted by physical or mental injury – exposing the true human toll of conflicts since the First Gulf War.It is of critical importance and the first time an attempt has been made to measure empirically the “State of the ...
January 12, 2016B
Today a critical report on the Vetern’s Landscape in the UK was released by Kings College London. Here is my response calling for total reform of Veteran’s Care to meet this challenge.View full report here
January 12, 2016admin
This week was the final week in Westminster of 2015. Johnny said:"There was some serious stuff to be done this week, before some fun was had before we broke up for Christmas. One of the highlights was attending the inaugural meeting of the All-Party Parliamentary Group meeting on the Armed ...
December 18, 2015B
Thank you Mr SpeakerCan I thank the Prime Minster for bringing this issue before the house today.I have found it increasingly difficult in recent months to understand our National position in the fight against so-called Islamic State. I am relieved that we are finally at this juncture.Mr Speaker I do ...
December 2, 2015B
It was a disappointing trudge to work yesterday morning. The media had opened with and was being dominated by news that a vote in Syria will now not be forthcoming after the release of a Foreign Affairs Committee report suggesting that a political solution is the best way forward to ...
November 5, 2015B
Dear Plymouth Moor View,Thank you very much for the overwhelming comments this week both before the debate on Tuesday and afterwards. I do try and respond to all - but because so many are about the same subject, on this occasion I will not be able to.I knocked on over ...
October 21, 2015B
Thursday was a tough day. I had to do 27 media engagements, which is quite a few for a nobody from Plymouth who’s been an MP for five minutes – and all for saying we needed to do more for the victims of Syria. Sometimes you stick your chin out ...
September 4, 2015B