Saving Michelham Priory Moat

Michelham Priory is situated in the beautiful countryside of Upper Dicker, near Hailsham. It is a Grade I listed building, which became a country house in the 1930s and was home to evacuees and troops during WWII.

Support for Live Events Industry

I am proud that Wealden is home to many award-winning events such as the Black Deer Festival and the Elderflower Fields Family Festival, and to many of the country’s best technicians who are behind our world-class events.

Supporting the beauty sector in light of Covid-19

Many Wealden businesses in the beauty sector have been in touch to raise the extent to which Covid-19 is having an impact on them. Based on their correspondence, I have written to the Chancellor, raising the issue and urging him to consider further support for the industry.

Celebrating Wealden Heroes

In July 2020, I launched the ‘Wealden Hero Award’ to extend my thanks and gratitude for the efforts of Wealden residents to overcome the many challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic, and to celebrate the many acts of kindness and community spirit throughout the crisis. I know that there are man

Supporting Wealden Grassroots Football

The non-League football structure across England plays a key role in local communities and is often a starting point for many talented footballers. Grassroots football is at the heart of Wealden sport and I will continue to campaign for improvements to their facilities.

Supporting Community Radio Stations

I have made representations to the Government in support of local community radio stations.  Community radio is invaluable to community life and has played an important role during the Coronavirus pandemic by sharing information and offers of help and support to local residents.  

Aviation Sector Employment

I have supported the application for a debate in the Commons regarding redundancies in the aviation sector. In response to the large number of Wealden residents employed by British Airways who have contacted me, I have publicly thrown her weight behind Transport Select Committee Chair MP Huw Merr