I'm Richard Drax, Conservative MP for South Dorset. Here you can find my latest news, articles, diary and on the right, updates on various topical issues. I'm here to help, so please don't hesitate to get in touch.

April 12 2016


The Business Secretary updated the House of Commons on support that the Government is giving to the steel industry.


Britain’s steel industry is a vital part of our...

April 12, 2016

The Prime Minister has given a statement to the House of Commons on the Panama Papers.

The Prime Minister has taken the unprecedented step of publishing his tax return and has been more transparent about his arrangements than...

April 1, 2016


The Prime Minister is in Washington attending the Nuclear Security Summit.

Britain’s nuclear deterrent is the ultimate insurance policy in a very difficult and dangerous world. But we know that the terrorists we...

11 April, 2016

There is coverage of mental health services for children.

We are delivering on our commitments on young people’s mental health, funding the biggest transformation the sector has ever seen.


April 6, 2016

Today, a major package of reforms to tax, pensions and savings come into effect which will help provide financial security for working people and deliver dignity in retirement for pensioners.

Today’s reform of the State...

22 February, 2016

The European Union referendum campaign has begun.

It is now for every individual to decide whether they want to ‘Remain’ in the European Union or ‘Leave’ in the first referendum on this in over forty years.

10 Conservative Achievements


See below for daily updates on the campaign. From the moment Richard...
Richard has championed the case of Sergeant Alexander Blackman, the...
Dorset's Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has made it clear that...

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Post EU Referendum

Richard Drax MP

Profile pictureIt is an honour and privilege to have been re-elected to represent the beautiful constituency of South Dorset in the House of Commons. I shall continue to do my utmost for all my constituents, whatever their political beliefs, without fear or favour. As a government, we have an enormous task of reducing the deficit, while continuing to create an environment which encourages business to invest, thereby boosting jobs and wealth. I much look forward to the years ahead and working with a wide range of people for the benefit of us all. (Photograph courtesy of Dorset Echo)

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Westfield College - Arqvia Schools Radio Station 16 Jul 2012Stoborough School visit to Parliament 21 Feb 2012Richard, Chrispoher Chope, Brian Conway and Rob Goldsmith 7 Sep 2011Richard with James Paice 17 Sep 2012Richard Draz and Pauline Lewington 17 Jan 2012Richard Drax with Michael Turner. Fair Trials International and fellow MPs at Westminster 21 Jun 2011