A recent poll of 2,000 parents found that the extra time we are spending at home because of coronavirus is bringing families closer together by giving parents and children more of an opportunity to bond and spend time together.
Last Monday, the new Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme opened for applications. This Scheme is part of a number of financial measures the Government has brought in to protect employees and businesses during this unsettling global pandemic.
The last time I wrote my column in the Observer, I wrote about keeping some perspective on the Coronavirus. We still do need to keep perspective on bulk, panic buying, but our focus must be on saving lives first and foremost - and our livelihoods.
Coronavirus has dominated news outlets for the past few days - a worrying time for many of us when we think about our elderly relatives and friends, people with compromised immune systems and vulnerable people sleeping rough on our streets.
St Valentine is widely thought to have been a clergyman who ministered to persecuted Christians, who became the patron saint of love. Love affects all of us in one way or another; we give and we receive.
Today is Brexit Day and whilst I understand that some of you remain concerned about our future outside the EU, I am filled with hope and optimism about our future as an independent and sovereign nation.
I am in my third week of Parliament and now have an office! It is in the Palace, up in the gods, overlooking Big Ben and surrounded by scaffolding. It is good to have a settled space from which I – and part of ‘Team Hastings and Rye’ - can work on behalf of our constituents.
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