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Diary - out & about

Main event of the day was another hustings at Holy Trinity Church by the bridge in Weymouth. Lots of very pertinent questions were asked for two hours. 

Diary - out & about

Highlight of the day was the NFU hustings in Lulworth Village Hall. The Independent candidate did not attend and the rest of us faced a small audience for about 90 minutes. The questions were pertinent and covered a range of issues farmers are worried about, like Brexit, TB, food production etc.

Diary - out & about with former Labour MP Kate Hoey

Very much out and about, but this time with friend and colleague Kate Hoey, the former Labour MP for Vauxhall, who is sadly standing down. She's come down to support me because she, like me, believes we must honour the 2016 referendum. She is also a Brexiteer.

Campaign brief - let's get our great country operating as she can

Today, with seven days to go, the Prime Minister will be in the East Midlands where he’ll unveil our action plan for the first 100 days of a majority Government – contrasting it with the gridlock and uncertainty that would follow the election of a hung parliament on 12 December.

Diary - out & about

Out & about and thoroughly enjoying meeting voters. The day ended with a special hustings at Wyvern Academy, where we heard some poignant stories from parents with children with disabilities. It was a very, very interesting meeting and I listened very carefully to their concerns.

Campaign brief - delivering the transport investment we need

A Conservative majority government will get Brexit done and deliver the transport investment our country needs by boosting local trains, buses and trams in England's biggest cities, and the towns around them - changing the face of local transport around the country, improving quality and deliveri

Diary - out & about

Another interesting day on the campaign trail. It ended with another hustings at St Aldhelm's Church in Weymouth. The topic was climate change and the environment. The candidates were asked excellent questions and the event was very well organised.

Briefing - NATO key to our security

Today, the UK will host NATO leaders from 29 countries for a meeting to mark the 70th anniversary of NATO – the most successful military alliance in history, which protects a billion people. Our 2019 manifesto sets out how we’ll keep Britain safe and support our armed forces by:

Diary - out & about

Hustings at 1000 with my former colleagues at BBC Radio Solent. Always good to catch up with old mates. Out and about all day and on to one of my own rural hustings events in the evening. 

Diary - out & about

More news about yesterday's terror incident on London Bridge. The papers report that the man was thought to be attending a conference on prisoner rehabilitation at the Fishmongers' Hall after which he went on the rampage.