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Gough House Team Strengthened

Horsham Conservatives are today pleased to announce the addition of a new member of staff to the team at our Association Office in Gough House.

Addressing Climate Change

At the end of June MPs took the historic step of committing the UK to be a carbon neutral economy by 2050 - the first major industrialised country on earth to do.  That week in Parliament our MP, Jeremy Quin, met local Climate Change campaigners including from Nymans – the glorious gardens which

Parliamentary Recess

Parliament “rose” last Thursday for the Summer Recess which for MPs is an opportunity to escape from the Westminster bubble and immerse themselves in their constituencies. Our excellent MP, Jeremy Quin, has grabbed this opportunity with both hands.

Jeremy Quin MP - Promotion Announcement

Following the new Prime Minister, Boris Johnson’s, reformation of the Government, Jeremy has been promoted within the Whip's Office to the role of Comptroller of Her Majesty’s Household with effect from 28 July 2019.
 

Boris Johnson MP

Today, Boris Johnson was announced as the winner of the ballot of Conservative Party members and so duly elected to be the new Leader of the Conservative and Unionist Party with immediate effect.

Leadership Election 2019

Both Jeremy Hunt and Boris Johnson, as the final two leadership candidates, are currently travelling around the UK making their pitches to the membership. Members are able to ask questions of both candidates during the hustings.

Leadership Update

So the result of the third ballot is now out. Of the 313 Members of Parliament representing the Conservative Party, 157 or 50.16% voted for Boris Johnson. Michale Gove leap-frogged Jeremy Hunt and they won 61 votes and 59 votes respectively.

Remembering D Day

Last week marked the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings. I know many enjoyed watching the ceremony held on Shoreham Common as well as the moving ceremonies in France.