Better Together

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With only 8 days left to the referendum I, and other MPs, want to show solidarity with our Scottish neighbours.

 

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Free childcare for 1,800 Southwark two-year-olds

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Around 1,800 two-year-olds in Southwark are eligible for free childcare from September, under new rules brought in by the Liberal Democrats in government.

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Affordable Homes Bill Wins Through Parliament

The Affordable Homes Bill, put forward by Liberal Democrat Andrew George MP, has made it through its first major stage in Parliament. The Bill will make changes to the spare room subsidy or 'bedroom tax'. 

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Our campaign for a two-branch Bakerloo Line extension


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We are calling on the Mayor of London and TfL to officially agree to extend the Bakerloo line beyond Elephant & Castle.

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New Royal British Legion Pop in Centre opens in Southwark

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A new Pop in Centre for the Royal British Legion opened in Southwark this Tuesday, the first in London’s history.

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Growth, growth and more growth for the UK

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More economic good news for Britons today as the World Economic Forum pushed the UK up to 9th in a list of the world’s best performing economies – we were previously 10th.

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Southwark Park cricket club gets first win

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Bank holiday Sunday was a another great day for Southwark Park - as our new cricket team won their very first game on Southwark Park Oval.

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Elephant and Castle roundabout

I am disappointed and confused by the response by Transport for London ( TfL) to the replies to their Elephant and Castle consultation.

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Reform stop and search to rebuild trust

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In my role as Minister of State for Justice and Civil Liberties, I recently talked to the Yorkshire Post in order to announce proposals to overhaul "stop and search", something that is particularly important for London and our constituency of Bermondsey and Old Southwark.  

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Remembering the Marchioness tragedy

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Today is the 25th anniversary of the Marchioness disaster, a truly terrible day in the history of our relationship with the River Thames.

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