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Engaging with the Next Generation

Chris, pictured discussing community transport with Town Councillor, Grace Polson, believes strongly that young people should have a voice in local affairs.

Concern for the Environment

As a former Environment Minister, Chris is committed to protecting the Green Belt. He has worked with the CPRE and has promoted a Green Belt Protection Bill in Parliament. Chris is concerned about the risk to health from air pollution and unsafe bathing waters.

Reducing Taxes

Chris has welcomed freezes on fuel and beer duties and reductions in income tax. Chris believes that far too many families are now being caught by inheritance tax and that the threshold must be raised. 

Active in Parliament

RESPECTED for being independently minded.

Since he was first elected as the MP for Christchurch, Chris has won a reputation for speaking out fearlessly on behalf of constituents, putting their interests ahead of Party loyalty.

Active in Christchurch

In the Christchurch constituency Chris engages with charities and other community groups. This picture shows him at the ARC Community Centre in Somerford with the work of a dementia-friendly group.

Taking Back Control

Chris is confident that Boris Johnson's strong leadership will deliver Brexit, taking back control of our money, our borders and our laws.

Safer Streets

20,000 more police with the powers and backing they need to keep our streets safe

The increase in serious violence is deeply worrying and sadly some people no longer feel as safe as they should.

A Strong Economy

With the Conservatives we’ve seen our economy grow, with rising wages and unemployment at a historic low.

To make a success of Brexit and deliver the change people voted for we need to make the right choices on our economy.

Investing in Schools

Every child should have the chance to succeed in life.

And that starts with access to a good school place, no matter their background or where they live.