Speeches

Launch of Active Lincolnshire

Thankyou Janet for inviting me to such an important event, and through you I would like to thank your Board and your team for all of your work in creating this new strategy and the important change in your name and the work that you all do and of course I wish you well in the future too.

Belvoir Lettings (Lincoln) Landlord Seminar

Thankyou Paul for inviting me here tonight and thankyou to everyone for coming to hear my reflections on Brexit and all of the issues and opportunities that it brings, and of course how I feel that reflects and impacts on the private rented sector.

Speech to the Road Safety Markings Association, 14 December 2016

Thankyou, George, for your kind welcome and thankyou for inviting me to give an opening address at your reception – even more so as your Association is based in Gainsborough which borders my seat of Lincoln, in Lincolnshire, so I feel very much a warmth for my County home here at today’s event.

Address to the Consortium of East Coast Main Line Authorities

Thank you David for your speech and as the Member of Parliament who was elected and then re-elected on a platform of securing better rail connections for my City of Lincoln, I am forever grateful for your direct services to Lincoln from London, the promise of many more in the next few years, and

Lincoln Civic Trust AGM Speech

Thank you Mr Chairman for inviting me to your Annual General Meeting today and it is a real pleasure to have been asked to speak on a subject that is very close to my heart.

Personal Injury Fraud

I declare an interest as both a justice of the peace and one of the 30 million-plus drivers in our country. I am also a freeman of the City of London, and since securing this debate I have been contacted by various claims management companies, solicitors and insurers, big and small, who have offered information and briefings to assist my contribution.