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Face Coverings and New Guidance

From today, constituents must wear a face covering by law when using public transport, indoor transport hubs, shops and supermarkets, indoor shopping centres, banks, building societies and post offices.

Increased capacity on London Buses

We have been informed by Transport for London (TfL) that, as of Saturday 11 July,  the temporary bus capacity limits have been increased and, now buses have returned to front door boarding, bus drivers will now be taking payment.

Joining the Cabinet Office - Romford Recorder column

Improving the machinery of government is not the flashiest endeavour. The challenges in front of us as a country, however, will be harder to tackle unless we look at the nuts and bolts of delivery to get better results for the people we serve.

Support for tourism and hospitality businesses

Earlier today, the Chancellor announced a much-needed boost for tourism and hospitality businesses in Hornchurch & Upminster, as part of his Summer Economic Update to kickstart the economy post-coronavirus.

Emergency funds for the arts

Earlier this week, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak MP, and the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, Oliver Dowden MP, announced that the Government is providing an emergency funding package, worth £1.57bn, to support cultural, arts and heritage institutions, whic

New Cystic Fibrosis treatment to be made available

Since my election in 2017, I have been pleased to campaign alongside cystic fibrosis patients, their families and parliamentary colleagues on a cross-party basis for access to the very best cystic fibrosis drugs and therapies.

Local schools get building improvement cash

Eight primary and secondary schools across Hornchurch & Upminster are to get vital buildings upgrades after the Education Secretary announced today the latest batch of successful bids for the Condition Improvement Fund (CIF).