Articles

Oliver's Column for My News - April 2020

I am writing this article just after The Chancellor has delivered his first Budget.  

I am aware that by the time it is published, events in relation to the coronavirus are likely to have moved on significantly.  

Oliver's Column for My News - March 2020

I am delighted and thrilled to have been appointed as Secretary of State for the Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport in the recent reshuffle.

This is something I care passionately about and has real relevance to our local area.

Oliver's Column for My News - February 2020

It was an honour to be re-elected as your Member of Parliament in December. It was fantastic to speak to so many people out on the campaign trail, and thank you for placing your trust in me to be your representative again.  

Oliver's Column for My Radlett News - October 2019

After a long campaign, I was delighted to open Oyster at Radlett station this summer. It was a pleasure to welcome the Transport Secretary, Grant Shapps MP, to the station for the ceremony and I enjoyed the chance to join the driver in the cab for the first journey into London! 

Oliver's Column for My News - September 2019

Following Boris Johnson’s election as Prime Minister in July, I was honoured and delighted to join the Cabinet as Paymaster General and Minister for Cabinet Office.

Oliver's Column for My News - May 2019

It was a pleasure to attend this year’s My Local Heroes awards at the Grove Hotel in Watford, organised as readers will know by MyNews magazine.

Oliver's Column for My News - April 2019

It is the time of year again when families across our area are finding out which schools their children will be going to in September. I know from experience with my own how stressful school allocations can be because we all want to give our children the very best start in life.