Gynaecological Cancer Awareness Month

Throughout September, I have been championing on social media various initiatives in support of Gynaecological Cancer Awareness Month, as I know this issue is of such importance to so many women – and their families – across Carshalton and Wallington.

Giving Every Child The Best Possible Start

Giving every child the best possible start in life is so important, and something that should be at the heart of Government policy. I was pleased to meet recently with George Hosking, the Chief Executive of the WAVE Trust, to discuss how best we can do this.

Pension Credit

I am supporting Independent Age's campaign to increase the uptake of Pension Credit over the next five years.

Great British September Clean

My team and I spent Friday morning in Mellows Park in Beddington, picking up litter and helping to clean up the park in support of this year’s Great British September Clean, run by environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy.

Prostate Cancer

It's important that men at risk of prostate cancer to talk to their GP.

Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in men in the UK, and more than 47,500 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer every year – that's 129 men every day.

Dementia Research

I am pleased that the Prime Minister has made his clear his support for tackling dementia, announcing £1.6 billion in funding as part of a 'dementia moonshot' to find a cure for this awful disease.

Trans Rights

On Thursday, the Minister for Equalities responded to an Urgent Question on the Government’s recent response to the consultation on the Gender Recognition Act, and I spoke on behalf of those constituents who had raised this issue with me, as well as in my role as a member of the Women and Equalit

Renters’ Reform Bill

In the summer, I wrote to the Minister of State for Housing about the upcoming Renters' Reform Bill, announced in the Queen’s Speech on 19 December 2019.