Dec
5
9:30 AM09:30

Controlling aircraft noise around Gatwick

On Wednesday, Nick will join the monthly Gatwick Coordination Group in Parliament, where MPs will meet the Chief Executive of Gatwick Airport, Stewart Wingate, and his Chief planning Officer, Tim Norwood, to do more to tackle low-flying aircraft noise.

Nick will raise how noise pollution has affected residents living in the north of his constituency particularly around Petworth, and will press for firmer commitments to reduce flight noise overhead.

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Nov
30
9:00 AM09:00

Horsham District Council, Fittleworth stores, St Mary's School and Pulborough surgeries

On Friday morning, Nick will be meeting Horsham District Council leaders for a general meeting on local issues. In the afternoon he will be visiting the new Fittleworth Stores, a community owned and run shop and cafe in Fittleworth.

Then he will be visiting St Mary's School in Pulborough to meet the winner of his Christmas card competition.

Nick will be holding his regular constituency surgery in Pulborough this week (appointment-only). If you have an issue you would like to meet Nick to discuss, please click here to see how he can help.

In the evening, Nick will attend the South Downs Conservatives Annual Dinner, at which the Conservative Party Chairman, Brandon Lewis, will be speaking.

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Nov
28
9:00 AM09:00

Meetings with Education Secretary and rail executives

On Wednesday, Nick along with his West Sussex colleagues will meet with the Education Secretary, Damian Hinds, to discuss school funding and standards in the constituency.

In the afternoon, Nick will meet with rail executives from GTR/Southern Rail to raise his constituents’ concerns over poor rail service as a result of changes to the train timetables.

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Nov
27
9:30 AM09:30

Park Homes and the fight against TB & HIV

On Tuesday, Nick will meet with the Housing Minister, Heather Wheeler, to discuss the case of Park Homes in the constituency.

He will then meet with the Health Secretary, Matt Hancock, to discuss the Government’s support in the fight against Tuberculosis and HIV/AIDs.

Following this, Nick will attend the Parliamentary reception of the HIV charity Terrence Higgins Trust.

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Nov
26
9:00 AM09:00

Prime Minister statement and LGBT book launch

On Monday afternoon, Nick will be in the Chamber to listen to the Prime Minister’s Statement to the Commons about the proposed Withdrawal Agreement from the European Union. You can read Nick’s recent article about the agreement here.

In the evening, Nick will attend a publisher’s launch in the Speaker’s Apartments for Andrew Reynold’s book Children of Harvey Milk: How LGBT Politicians Changed the World. Nick is Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Global LGBT Rights, and you can read more about his work on these issues here.

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Nov
21
9:30 AM09:30

Delegated Legislation and the Bishop of Chichester

On Wednesday, Nick will be in a Delegated Legislation Committee, considering the statutory instrument draft of the Timeshare, Holiday Products, Resale and Exchange Contracts (Amendment etc) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018


Following this, he will meet with the Bishop of Chichester to discuss a number of local issues, including schools and town-centre development.

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Nov
16
9:00 AM09:00

Tropical Medicine speech, Pulborough Scouts and local association meetings

On Friday morning, Nick will travel to Liverpool to attend meetings and host a seminar at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine in his capacity as Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Tuberculosis.

In the afternoon Nick will return to the constituency, where he will meet the Petworth and Pulborough cub scouts, to discuss how the House of Commons works as part of Parliament Week.

In the evening, Nick will address the Executive Council of the Arundel and South Downs Conservative Association.

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Nov
7
9:00 AM09:00

Constituency day

Parliament is in recess, so Nick will be travelling to the constituency today. Nick will be visiting a special resident of Villa Adastra in Hassocks, a care home run by the Salvation Army. Dilys Armistice Fox will be celebrating her 100th birthday on the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day.

Following the visit, Nick will be travelling to Arundel to hold one of his regular advice surgeries. If you have an issue you would like to meet Nick to discuss, please click here to see how he can help.

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Oct
30
9:00 AM09:00

Tax reforms, brewery duties, TB and Delegated Legislation

On Tuesday morning, Nick will attend the AGM of the APPG Responsible Tax, of which he is a Vice- Chair. Before lunch he will meet with his constituent Nick Allen, Director of the West Chiltington-based Greyhound Brewery (www.greyhoundbrewery.co.uk),  to discuss the CAMRA campaign to freeze beer duty.

In the afternoon, Nick will meet with Dr Kalila, a Zambian doctor and politician who heads Zambia’s national branch of the Global TB Caucus, which Nick chairs. You can read more about Nick’s campaign to end tuberculosis here.

Following this, Nick will sit on a Delegated Legislation Committee to consider the Draft Freedom of Information (Designation as Public Authority and Amendment) Order 2018, before chairing an Officers meeting of the APPG on Global LGBT Rights, to discuss future campaigns.

In the evening, Nick will attend a dinner of the Arundel & South Downs Patrons, at which the Home Secretary, Sajid Javid will be speaking.

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Oct
12
7:00 AM07:00

Constituency surgeries and County Council meetings

On Friday, Nick will be in Ashington to attend the official opening of the Networks Centre, a new financial tech firm in the constituency.  He will then attend a meeting of West Sussex MPs with West Sussex County Council in Horsham to discuss local issues.

Following this Nick will hold his regular advice surgery, this week in Partridge Green.  If you have an issue you would like to meet Nick to discuss, please click here to see how he can help.

In the evening Nick will attend an antiques roadshow-style fundraising event in Wisborough Green.

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Oct
10
7:00 AM07:00

Arundel bypass, fracking, Agriculture Bill and homelessness

On Wednesday, Nick will meet with Highways England to discuss the Arundel bypass.  He will also meet with fellow MPs to discuss concerns about the Government’s proposals to allow for drilling for oil and gas through ‘permitted development’, rather than the usual planning procedures.

In the evening he will vote on the Second Reading of the Agriculture Bill, and overnight he will take part in the Depaul Sleepout at the Oval to raise funds and awareness of homelessness.

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