Hampshire Chronicle column

Hampshire Chronicle column - NHS pay rise

Last week, many of my constituents working in the National Health Service received the welcome news that they are set for a pay rise, and it goes without saying it is hugely deserved.  Read Steve's March 2018 column for the Hampshire Chronicle.

Hampshire Chronicle column - Rehab and ACT FAST

As reported in the Hampshire Chronicle, I recently visited Hobbs Rehabilitation in Martyr Worthy which was incredibly worthwhile; both as the local MP but also as England's Public Health Minister.  Read Steve's February 2018 column for the Hampshire Chronicle.

Hampshire Chronicle column - The benefits of BoomTown

There has been discussion in recent weeks of BoomTown Fair and plans to increase the size of the festival over the next two years.  Read Steve's January 2018 column for the Hampshire Chronicle.

Hampshire Chronicle column - Council homes, health and local students

I found myself in Manchester earlier this month and one thing I remember from Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party Conference speech was her announcement that a new generation of council houses will be built, with an extra £2bn of funding going into the affordable housing budget. Read 

Hampshire Chronicle column - M3 and the threats we face

Last Saturday's nightmare on the M3 was a reminder that the threats we face are becoming more complex and diverse. Read Steve's September 2017 column for the Hampshire Chronicle published at the start of October.

Hampshire Chronicle column - ASK the NHS

The turn of the year saw widespread coverage of the winter pressures facing our NHS. Read Steve's January 2017 column for the Hampshire Chronicle.

Hampshire Chronicle column - Looking back at 2016

Christmas is the one time of year when an MP's mailbag slows a little and, I must admit, I am looking forward to some time with the family and a period of reflection after what has been an extraordinary year. Read Steve's December 2016 column for the Hampshire Chronicle.