Zac meets ADHD

ADHD Richmond came to meet with Zac to discuss the excellent work they’re doing, particularly in the run-up to ADHD awareness month in October.     read more

On August 2nd, 2017, posted in: Press Release by

Zac attends Jalsa Salana

The Annual Convention (Jalsa Salana) of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community UK is a unique event that brings more than 35,000 participants from more than 90 countries to increase religious knowledge and promote a sense of peace and brotherhood. Eminent speakers discuss a range of religious topics and their relevance to contemporary society. Additionally, a number of parliamentarians, […] read more

On July 31st, 2017, posted in: Press Release by

Carrying acid should be treated the same way we treat carrying knives

In the space of just 90 minutes last weekend, five Londoners were injured in five separate acid attacks on our streets. These terrifying attacks are not only on the rise; they are beginning to look like a sick craze. And that is deeply troubling. What makes them even more shocking is the casual nature of the acts. Lives […] read more

On July 26th, 2017, posted in: Press Release by

Doughty House

Zac and Cllr Sarah Tippett met developers at Doughty House to hear about the plans for this historic building in the heart of Richmond. read more

On July 26th, 2017, posted in: Press Release by

Zac visits Kingston College

Zac met up with Peter Mayhew Smith, the Principal of Kingston College to hear about the College’s exciting plans to increase apprenticeships. read more

On July 25th, 2017, posted in: Press Release by

Kew Station Unveiling

Zac joined the Kew Society to officially open a newly planted area of Kew Gardens stations. The gardens were planted by Kew Society volunteers working with TFL, Kew Gardens and the Council. read more

On July 25th, 2017, posted in: Press Release by

A New Head of Richmond Park Academy

Zac met with Paul Munday-Castle the Head of Richmond Park Academy. He was hugely impressed with the changes made at the school, and the quality of provision.   read more

On July 19th, 2017, posted in: Press Release by

Zac named co-chair of the FGM APPG

Zac is named co-chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). read more

On July 19th, 2017, posted in: Press Release by

Zac voted Deputy Chair of the APPG for Ahmadiyya Community.

At the AGM of the All Party Group for the Ahmadiyya community, Zac was pleased to be voted Deputy Chair. read more

On July 19th, 2017, posted in: Press Release by

Zac backs UK ivory surrender to protect elephants

Richmond Park and North Kingston MP, Zac Goldsmith, has lent his support to a new ivory surrender launched by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) to help protect elephants from further slaughter for the illegal ivory trade.Members of the public are being invited to surrender their own ivory which will be destroyed as part of a campaign to close […] read more

On July 18th, 2017, posted in: Press Release by

Zac Goldsmith MP presents charity award to Queen’s School students

Zac Goldsmith MP visited Queen’s primary school in Kew on Monday 17 July to praise students for their local community efforts. Each month, since July 2014, a small group of children visit Palmer House, an Abbeyfield sheltered housing facility on Ennerdale Road, for a morning of intergenerational activities. As part of Abbeyfield’s Rising Stars Awards, the scheme rewards schoolchildren for their commitment to enhancing […] read more

On July 18th, 2017, posted in: Press Release by

New cross-party MP group to oppose Heathrow Expansion

A new All Party Parliamentary Group was launched in Westminster yesterday. The APPG on Heathrow Expansion was set up to bring together MPs opposed to a third runway and examine issues related to the proposed expansion. A very well attended AGM took place with parliamentarians from across the political spectrum present and additional numbers unable […] read more

On July 18th, 2017, posted in: Heathrow Expansion by

Richmond Park flies its Green Flag Award with pride

One of south-west London’s parks has cause to celebrate this Love Parks Week as it wins praise from HRH The Prince of Wales and receives a Green Flag Award.During a visit to Richmond Park last week, none other than HRH The Prince of Wales shared his own love of parks and memories of childhood visits with his great grandmother […] read more

On July 17th, 2017, posted in: Constituency by

Politics Summer School

15-17 year olds from Richmond Park and North Kingston attended the Richmond Conservative Association’s successful Politics Summer School last week. The students visited Parliament and City Hall, taking part in a Q&A session with Zac Goldsmith MP and their GLA candidate Tony Arbour. At the end of the week, the students proposed and presented their ideas for […] read more

On July 17th, 2017, posted in: Constituency, Press Release by

Mortlake Brewery Development

Zac Goldsmith MP attended the Stag Brewery development site in north Mortlake on Thursday 13th July to see the revised proposals for the development. He was joined by new Council Leader Paul Hodgins and other members of Richmond Borough Council. This meeting followed an earlier meeting between Zac and the developers where he was able to […] read more

On July 14th, 2017, posted in: Press Release by

Zac Visits London Wetland Centre as Part of Climate Coalition week of action.

Zac visited the London Wetland Centre as part of the Climate Coalition week of action. He led a Question and Answer meeting with residents and environmental campaigners to hear their views and concerns regarding environmental issues and climate change, and to respond to them – both as the local MP and as a long-term environmentalist […] read more

On July 14th, 2017, posted in: Press Release by

Zac visits ‘Schools to Market’ initiative

This July dozens children from Grey Court, Sheen Mount, St Richards CE Primary and Trafalgar Junior Schools have been getting to grips with running micro chutney making businesses with the aim of getting them hyped about healthy food, savvy about sales and masters of marketing. What’s more they’ve been invited into famous food retailer Whole […] read more

On July 12th, 2017, posted in: Constituency, Food, Farming & Animal Welfare by

Zac meets Network Rail

Zac met with Network Rail to discuss a range of issues such as barrier down times, safer crossings, increased capacity on the line , new carriages and the Waterloo Station Closure.   read more

On July 10th, 2017, posted in: Press Release by

Zac Visits Barnes Fair

Zac spent time at the annual Barnes Summer Fair where he met stall holders, including the Air Cadets, pictured. Zac said; “The Barnes fair has become a real annual highlight, and this year it was bigger and better than ever. The Barnes Community Association has done a magnificent job, as ever.” read more

On July 8th, 2017, posted in: Constituency by

Zac attends Business Improvement District networking event

Zac addressed local businesses at a networking event in Richmond organised by the Business Improvement District (BID). read more

On June 28th, 2017, posted in: Press Release by