21 MAR 2019

A brighter future for Dover and Deal

We've come a long way together since 2010. Much has been achieved – yet there is much more to do. As we leave the EU, we need to think about the kind of Britain we want to build. Here in Dover and Deal much has been delivered. Over £500 million of investment in our area. 7,700 more people in work than back in 2010. We have a strong economy and wages are rising. We've delivered a new Dover hospital and safeguarded the future of Deal's Hospital. Meanwhile...

15 MAR 2019

Investing in our border security

Attempts to break into Britain are becoming ever more brazen. We must remain vigilant here at the Dover frontline – because these dangerous incidents will only stop when traffickers know they will not succeed. Just the other week, hundreds of migrants stormed a ferry docked at the Port of Calais. Dozens clambered aboard and a small group scaled the funnel. Others hid inside the ship. It must have been a terrifying experience for the crew. The French authorities...

11 MAR 2019

Social media giants must crack down on vile abuse

The sister of a murdered 14-year-old boy has been sent vile messages on social media by someone claiming to be her brother's killer. Chloe Bednar, 17, was targeted in January this year on Snapchat. Her brother Breck was killed in 2014 after being groomed through online gaming by Lewis Daynes – who was jailed for life after pleading guilty to murder. The sickening messages sent to Chloe recount her brother's murder in graphic detail. Chloe's mum Lorin LaFave...