Plans underway to revamp Havering College

This morning I met Havering College's Principal, Maria Thompson, to discuss the best model for providing skills and training to young people and adult learners across the borough in future.

Global exports up at Silverhook

This morning the team and I visited Harold Wood manufacturer, Silverhook, after receiving an invitation by dynamic Chief Executive, John Iszatt, to discuss exporting. 

Putting Havering's plans on the Housing Minister's map

This afternoon I met Housing Minister, Dominic Raab, to share with him Havering's ambitious plans to regenerate twelve estates in order to provide new, high-quality homes for local homebuyers and renters. 

Cold weather payments triggered

I received this afternoon the following information about Cold Weather Payments of £25 which will be made to recipients of selected benefits in the RM11, RM12, RM14, RM15, RM2 and RM3 postcodes to help with the cost of heating homes in this snowy weather.


Romford Recorder Column

The disparity of treatment between inner and outer London boroughs was one of the issues I pledged to raise with government when I first got elected in June.

Dr Liam Fox visits Hornchurch to talk trade

International Trade Secretary, Rt Hon Dr Liam Fox MP visited Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch, today to talk to Havering businesses about how to make the most of exporting opportunities as Britain prepares to leave the EU.