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.


Ending Sewage Discharges - online panel event

Gillian organised and hosted a panel event to discuss sewage discharges.

Joining her were representatives from Southern Water, Ofwat, Environment Agency, Natural England, RSPB, and Chichester Harbour Conservancy. The event was chaired by Lawrence Abel

Gillian comment on new leader's priorities

When asked by local newspaper The Argus: "What is the most pressing issue that has been raised by your constituents in recent weeks and what steps would you like to see Rishi Sunak or Liz Truss take when they walk into Number 10?"

Gillian responded:

Have your say on Portsmouth Water's 25-year Vision

Portsmouth Water has set out a new vision outlining how, in the face of climate change, increasing hot, dry summers and a rapidly growing population, Portsmouth Water will provide an affordable, reliable and sustainable supply of high-quality water.

Government action against sewage discharges from storm overflows

Government release: DEFRA 22.08.2022

Untreated sewage can be devastating to human health, local biodiversity and our environment which is why we have been clear that water companies must take urgent action to address sewage discharges.

RSPCA Mount Noddy

Gillian visited RSPCA Mount Noddy - Animal Rescue Centre