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HS2 and the A4010


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Although the route of HS2 does not travel through the Wycombe constituency, we will be affected by construction.  HS2 will intersect the A4010, the emergency route for vehicles travelling to and from the heart and stroke facilities at Wycombe Hospital and the Accident and Emergency Unit at Stoke Mandeville. During questions to the Department for Transport on Thursday 23rd February 2017, I raised this important issue: Mr Steve Baker (Wycombe) (Con) 4. When HS2 Ltd plans to produce a route management improvement and safety plan for […]

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My five deliverable commitments on health


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If I am re-elected, I will: Demand an NHS Urgent Care Centre at Wycombe Hospital Continue to champion patients’ interests in Parliament and in Wycombe Ask Buckinghamshire County Council to explore buying out Labour’s expensive privately-financed hospitals across the county Campaign to increase local power over local NHS services Support commissioners to bring top-quality care closer to home Nationally, Conservatives have pledged that we will: Continue to increase spending on the NHS, supported by a strong economy, so the NHS […]

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Same old Labour


Via the Conservatives’ YouTube channel: Meanwhile: Cutting the jobs tax, creating more jobs

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Helping hardworking families – cutting the deficit


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Via ShareTheFacts, number five in a series of charts from the Conservative Party:

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Helping hardworking families – freezing fuel duty


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Via ShareTheFacts, number four in a series of charts from the Conservative Party:

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Helping hardworking families – keeping rates low


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Via ShareTheFacts, number three in a series of charts from the Conservative Party:   It is undoubtedly true that this Government and the Bank of England have worked together to suppress interest rates and that this is good news in the short term for the many thousands of people carrying too much debt thanks to … excessively low interest rates. It’s crushing savers and it’s why we read Britain’s personal debt mountain hits record high of £1,429,624,000,000 as mortgage approvals soar […]

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Helping hardworking families – cutting income tax


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Via ShareTheFacts, number two in a series of charts from the Conservative Party:

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Helping hardworking families – creating jobs


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Via ShareTheFacts, number one in a series of charts from the Conservative Party:

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My iPad is my own!


A story in The Sun today – MPs vote to have an iPad … in £400k bid to save paper costs – says MPs will be issued with iPads to save paper – at a cost of £400,000 to the taxpayer. Top range iPads are £659 but the Commons would expect a discount for buying in bulk. Apparently a dozen MPs have already bought iPad’s on expenses and claim the data charges of around £15 a month.  We are already entitled to […]

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The Young Britons’ Foundation


I spoke today to the Young Briton’s Foundation, setting out the social, political and economic factors behind our present crisis and what might be done about it. Via About Us | The Young Britons’ Foundation: The Young Britons’ Foundation is a non-partisan, not-for-profit educational, research and training organisation that promotes conservatism in schools, colleges and universities. YBF identifies, trains, mentors and places philosophically sound activists in politics, academia and the media. My primary message was support for the Coalition, as of […]

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