News

Helen Joins Campaign to find new site for waste recycling centre

A new campaign is afoot in the North of Maidstone involving the controversial and unpopular site of the Allington Incinerator.  A petition has been gaining considerable support from families in the London Road ‘Orchards’ development because of fears that a new waste recycling facility at the inci

The Kurdish Crisis

Whilst the Brexit impasse continues to frustrate and divide in equal measure within these shores, the world around us is smarting for other reasons as international tensions continue to elevate on a daily basis.

The Queen's Speech

On this page, two weeks ago, I reported from my Party’s autumn conference where a wave of bold policy announcements were made, as a trailer for the new Parliamentary session.  

Brexit Update

Kent messenger weekly column - We must get Brexit done!

Conservative Party Conference

It was a grey, blustery and rain-soaked Manchester this week as we gathered for our annual autumn conference.  I am delighted to report, however, that the atmosphere was thoroughly upbeat and positive.

Cancer Waiting Times

One of my top priorities in Maidstone and The Weald, ever since the MASH campaigns started back in 2008, has been to protect and help improve our NHS services for local people. 

Minister to Come to Maidstone to Explain Thameslink Delay

Chris Heaton-Harris MP, the Trains Minister, will come to Maidstone for a round table meeting with commuters, local businesses and local authority representatives to discuss the continued delay to the City Thameslink service from Maidstone East. 

Maidstone Rough Sleeping Initiative

Nobody in modern Britain should ever have to sleep rough and all of us have a responsibility to help the most vulnerable people in our communities to get their lives back on track.