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Future Fit - massive cost overrun

The Future Fit process, conducted over the last 6 years, has raised serious concerns about the competence of SaTH management.

The Queen's Speech - what I want to see

For the second time this year, Parliament is preparing for The Queen's Speech, setting out the the Government's legislative agenda for the next five years.

Telford Child Sexual Exploitation Conviction

Today, Lucy Allan MP, welcomed the conviction of four men for grooming, rape and serious sexual assault, paying tribute to the victim, who was 12 when the offences began, and to the CPS and police for a successful prosecution.

More details of this case can be found here.

A New Parliament - My Priorities

There is a huge sense of optimism as MPs return to Parliament to take their seats. It brings to an end an extended period of paralysis where Parliament was hamstrung and nothing could be achieved.

My work in Parliament on our Princess Royal Hospital

This is my parliamentary record of action on this vital issue during my time as Telford's MP. You can read the speeches, debates or questions I have raised in Parliament with ministers, as set out in the official record known as Hansard.

"The time to act is now:" says Telford MP - Telford Journal Column

The Council is running out of time to mount a legal challenge to Future Fit. They have long threatened NHS management with judicial review which would delay Future Fit and incentivise NHS Management to compromise and agree to 24/7 A&E at Princess Royal.

NHS - a sacred contract with the people

Future Fit was brought to us by a team of highly paid hospital managers, who thought they knew what was best for us. In all the years they have been forcing this through, they never once set out the benefits of their plans for Telford.