I care passionately about preserving our beautiful landscapes, villages and towns.
We need a planning system that empowers communities and local councillors, to ensure development is done in the right places.
We do need to build more houses and I want to see a system that does all we can to achieve people’s consent to this, so they are part of the process and not an afterthought.
I wrote a planning policy paper in 2018, 'Green, pleasant and affordable, which can be found by following the link here
Alongside this, I have supported a number of initiatives to help safeguard our planet and environment. This is something I feel strongly about and will continue to champion both locally and in Westminster.