Since 2010, I’ve been working hard to tackle the problems we face and to make our area an even better place to work, live and raise a family.

There’s been a lot of progress, with increased investment, unemployment falling, and thousands of jobs created.

But I know there is more

 Building a strong local economy is key to creating jobs. I first worked at Trewins department store in 1979 and know how far Watford has come. Since then, I have run businesses and charities.

 As Watford’s MP, I have used my experience to successfully campaign for investment in

Over 2,500 school places are being created in Watford, thanks to Government investment in buildings and new schools.

 Since 2010, I have pushed for huge investment in Watford’s schools and the results are already being felt. Last September, the Lanchester Community Free School and

 In January, Watford General’s new Tudor Ward opened, providing 26 new beds and enabling the hospital to better manage admissions. This latest improvement to our hospital comes hot on the heels of the grant to fund the new Birthing Centre, £7million investment in the new link road, a new

Transport links are vital to Watford’s future and I have worked hard to lock down investment to keep Watford moving and support the local economy.

 After decades of delay, the Croxley Rail Link has secured Government funding. The extension of the Met Line to Watford Junction includes

 Helping young people prepare for their career is a sound investment in their future. Since 2010, 3000 new apprentices have started in our area, providing young people with hands-on experience and career specific skills.

 Helping people start out in work is hugely important and

 Small businesses are vital to Watford’s economy and have paved the way to the economic recovery. I have campaigned in Government for more support for local shops. Local shops throughout the Constituency are benefiting from the Government’s policies aimed at helping small shops and


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