Ranil Jayawardena MP—Opinion Piece March 2019

At the beginning of the year, I set out “Our Plan” for North East Hampshire—including providing local services that make our area greener, cleaner and safer. I wanted to focus this article on what I’m doing in Parliament to help make this happen—and I want to hear from you on your views too.

Ranil Jayawardena MP Asks About Whaling

Last week, I raised the issue of commercial whaling on the floor of the UK House of Commons. As Founder of the APPG for Endangered Species, I believe it is our duty to protect threatened species across the world, whether they be on land or in the sea.

Our Plan: Keeping Us Safer


Today, the Home Secretary proposed up to £970 million more for police funding across the UK. We, in Hampshire, will see £25 million more in 2019 than in 2018, which is fantastic news not just for my constituents, but for all of Hampshire.

Ranil Jayawardena MP—Opinion Piece February 2019

Happy New Year! I hope you had a happy Christmas with your friends and family. I’m firmly back in the swing of things here in Westminster, after spending the Christmas period reflecting on the past year and what needs to be done now.

Ranil Jayawardena MP Gives His Thoughts on Brexit

Whilst yesterday I voted against the so-called Brexit ‘deal’ that the Prime Minister has negotiated with the EU, today, I was pleased to support the government this evening in Labour’s attempted vote of no confidence.