About Richard Welcome to my website. I am Richard Drax, the Member of Parliament for South Dorset. On this site, you will find my latest campaigns, news articles, press releases, speeches, diaries and contact details. I am here to help, so please do not hesitate to get in touch! Fairer funding for Dorset schools Protection for Armed Forces veterans Flood Relief For Weymouth Keeping a helicopter base at Portland's Osprey Quay Reprieving Swanage Community Hospital Supporting the Western Relief Road General Advice Read more 10 Conservative Achievements See what we've achieved Richard's Campaigns Increasing police numbers for Dorset Since he was first elected, Richard has consistently spoken up for the police,… Fairer funding for Dorset schools Richard has fought with the F40 campaign group of lower-funded councils for a… Protection for Armed Forces veterans Richard has long supported the campaign to end repeated and vexatious claims… See latest campaigns Constituency Matters For assistance with constituency matters, please contact my office on 01929 462 803. Latest news Diary - visiting The Purbeck School First up was our monthly virtual meeting with Dorset Council. W2W - more investment in defence urgently needed I HAVE warned against defence cuts until I am blue in the face. Diary - defence spending to rise, but not in time At last, the Prime Minister was talking about raising defence spending to 2.5 Read all news stories Latest Contributions Defence Supplementary Estimate 2021-22 | Commons debates I would be inept if I did not praise our Ukrainian friends and allies who are… Defence Supplementary Estimate 2021-22 | Commons debates Absolutely, my right hon. Friend makes my point. Before I sit down, may I just… Sanctions | Commons debates I commend my right hon. Friend and her team for all their amazing work in the… Find your MP Enter your postcode Postcode Richard's photos Contact Constituency OfficeChesil House, Dorset Innovation Park, Winfrith Newburgh, DT2 8ZB01929 firstname.lastname@example.orgWestminster OfficeHouse of Commons, Westminster, SW1A 0AA020 7219 7051 Campaign Emails I receive many campaign emails from 38 Degrees and other organisations. I post my responses to these, as soon as I am able, on my website. These can be found here.