Education Funding 2017

Since becoming the Member of Parliament for Brentwood and Ongar last month I have been speaking to head teachers in the constituency about the challenges they face.

Elizabeth Line Update from TfL

TfL have been in touch with an update on the planned timetable for the Elizabeth Line when it opens fully from Shenfield to Reading in 2019. More immediately, please note there will be a rail replacement bus service between Liverpool Street and Shenfield on August 27th and 28th this summer. 

United Against Dementia in Parliament

There are 850,000 people living with dementia in the UK and it is the 21st Century’s biggest killer. Having dementia can have a devastating impact on the day-to-day lives of people with dementia and their families, and could happen to any one of us, in any community.

Grenfell Tower Fire Debate

The terrible fire at Grenfell Tower last month has been a truly shocking national tragedy and it is impossible to comprehend what everybody affected by the fire has been going through.

Settling In

It’s been a month since the General Election and life in the House of Commons is starting to get back to normal.

First Day

It’s just over eight weeks since members of the Brentwood and Ongar Conservative Association selected me to stand as the local Conservative Candidate in the General Election. Life has changed quite a lot since then.

Alex Burghart, Elected As New MP for Brentwood and Ongar

Alex Burghart has been elected as the new Member of Parliament for Brentwood and Ongar with a majority of 24,002 - an increase of 7% on 2015 and the largest in the constituency's history.

Alex said, "It's an enormous honour to be elected MP for this fantastic constituency.