Hampshire Chronicle column

Hampshire Chronicle column - Childhood obesity

It's tough being a parent these days. We all want our children to be healthy, happy and active but it's hard in a world filled with temptation. Read Steve's July 2018 column for the Hampshire Chronicle.

Hampshire Chronicle column - Cycle Winchester

Many readers of the Hampshire Chronicle will share my passion for cycling and no doubt frustration that Winchester - and the surrounding area - is not yet the safe cycling space it could be.  Read Steve's May 2018 column for the Hampshire Chronicle.

Hampshire Chronicle column - Environmental zeal

Regular readers of my column will remember how, back in November, I made reference to the zeal with which Michael Gove has set about his work as Environment Secretary. I think it is fair to say in the time since he has not let up!  Read Steve's April 2018 column for the Hampshire Chronicle.

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