Today my team and I brought together community representatives, police and Havering council at a meeting in Harold Hill to encourage a joined-up approach to preventing and tackling violent crime in the borough.
I stood for parliament on a manifesto to leave the EU - including its single market and customs union - in an election at which nearly 85% of votes went to parties promising to fulfil the referendum result.
This afternoon my team and I visited St Joseph's Primary School, Upminster, where we met head teacher, Mrs Bernadette Matthews. and Rev. John Tuohy, to discuss the opportunities and challenges facing our local schools.
This morning I joined Swan Housing Association to celebrate their Heather Court supported housing facility in Harold Wood achieving formal Foyer Federation endorsement through the FOR Youth accreditation.
This morning I met Hornchurch resident and Imperial College researcher, Professor Hippolite Amadi, to discuss his work to reduce neonatal deaths in Nigeria and the tremendous support he has received for that work from Hornchurch Baptist Church.