Campaigns

My Plan

I am determined to secure a better future for Brecon and Radnorshire, making it an even better place to live, work and raise a family. These are the things I will focus on if elected as your Member of Parliament.

Mid Wales Growth Deal

The Conservative Party is the party of business and so I applaud the work being done by the Secretary of State for Wales in creating the Mid Wales Growth Deal.  He has announced £55 million as a down payment for initiatives which will stimulate economic growth within Brecon and Radnorshire. 

Local Decision Making over Wind Farms

There is a wealth of evidence which indicates that tourism in the Brecon and Radnorshire contributes an enormous amount to the Welsh economy.  I am really concerned that over-populating the landscape with wind farms might blight the iconic scenery that farmers in Brecon and Radnorshire have stewa

Championing the Welsh Farming Sector

The uncertainty presented by Brexit – further complicated by the Welsh Government’s approach to the future of the BPS scheme – present the agriculture sector with a number of challenges.  Having spent 11 years working on behalf of Welsh farmers, I will use my role as your Member of Parliament to

Strengthening Education in Powys

As a result of Welsh Assembly Local Government Settlement, Powys County Council education services are severely underfunded.  Our young people get less per pupil than young people in England by the tune of £645 per pupil.

Better Mental Health Awareness

An all too real issue being faced across this constituency, particularly by farmers is uncertain times and in what can be a lonely profession.  I will work to ensure we have access to Mental Health services, with quick interventions and funding for long term solutions.

Greater connectivity for Brecon & Radnorshire

Faster rural broadband and better mobile coverage in ALL parts of the constituency are essential for our economic future.  For businesses to grow, jobs to be created we must have good communication.  I have worked closely with BT and Openreach for a number of years.  Consequently, one of my earli