Conservatives halt Labour decline in house building

For many people in the Hendon constituency, housing remains a problem. In recent years there has been a significant amount of development in Colindale, Edgware, Mill Hill and West Hendon but more properties are still needed. 

Campaigning to save heart service

Matthew visited the children's Congenital Heart Disease service at the Royal Brompton Hospital in central London. The Department is a world leader in treatment and research but is under threat from a decision made by NHS England to close the service.

National security update

"The security services have raised the terrorism threat level for the UK to Critical. This means that a further incident is expected in the UK imminently. It does not necessarily mean this is Hendon, Barnet or London. 

Atrocity in Manchester

"Last night's events have shocked the country. The targeting of young people in a terrorist attack is beyond horrific. Very few of us can imagine what the parents and friends of those who were at the concert are going through and our thoughts must remain with them.

Matthew condemns Corbyn on terror

Matthew has slammed Jeremy Corbyn's refusal to condemn IRA violence and murders throughout the troubles in Northern Ireland.

Matthew takes up blight of HGVs on residents

Residents of Ellesmere Avenue in Mill Hill are having their lives blighted by HGV lorries and other large vehicles which have been misusing the service road from the M1.

Matthew defends homeowners from Labour's land tax

During the last General Election in 2015, Labour proposed a new tax on homes which became known as the so-called 'mansion tax'. Matthew was contacted by hundreds of constituents at the time as the possibility of such a tax was a matter of great concern.

Matthew celebrates Lag B'Omer

On Sunday night Matthew visited several synagogues and a community centre in order to participate in celebrations for the Jewish festival of Lag B’Omer.

Matthew pushes the boat out

Matthew was thrilled to take part in this year's Royal Yachting Association  'Push the Boat Out' event.