Supporting our rural and coastal communities

Gillian works to support rural communities and businesses. Gillian represents a large part of the South Downs National Park and coastline from Chichester Harbour AONB to the Pagham Nature reserve that includes the Port of Selsey.

Gillian works closely with Government bodies such as the Environment Agency, Natural England, The National Federation of Fishermen's Organisations (NFFO) and DEFRA as well as local groups, agencies, businesses and individuals to protect and enhance our rural communities across the Chichester constituency.

Keep up to date with her work here.


Gillian Keegan asks for further environmental assessment to be carried out

Local MP, Gillian Keegan has written to Natural England’s Area Director, James Seymour, following a productive meeting she held with Cllr. Susan Taylor, Cabinet Member for Planning at Chichester District Council asking about reports into the environmental analysis of the Manhood Peninsular.

Chichester MP champions the local environment

Chichester MP, Gillian Keegan, recently held a meeting with the new Area Director at the Environment Agency (EA), Mike O'Neill to discuss a range of environmental concerns.

Response from the Environment Agency

Below is the response from James Humphrys, Area Director at the Environment Agency, to Gillian's enquiries.

Dear Gillian

Thank you for your email of 27 October 2020 regarding the concerns of your constituents about the River Ems.