Homelessness Reduction Act

I’m thrilled the Homeless Reduction Act became law today as the legislation will help tackle rough sleeping in Portsmouth.

Flick Drummond on the Article 50 Bill vote

I did campaign to remain in the EU during the referendum campaign, and like nearly everyone on our side of the campaign, we made it clear that our membership of the single market and our freedom of movement around the EU were at risk.

Flick says women should not have to wear high heels at work

Women should not be forced to wear high heels at work by their employers.

I am backing a report by the Women and Equalities Select Committee, which I sit on, calling on the Government to review legislation and fully protect women form this sort of discrimination at work.

Flick speaks out against modern slavery

I was pleased to take part in a training event at Portsmouth's Anglican cathedral on Saturday looking at modern slavery. Slavery is still a big problem in the world, and in first world countries where people come here, or are brought here by traffickers, and end up in conditions of slavery.

RMT and ASLEF strike action

I am sorry to say that the unions in dispute with Southern Rail are going ahead with further strike action in the coming days. These will happen on January 10th, 11th, and 13th, with further strikes announced for January 24th, 25th and 27th.