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Candidate Launches Hotline (13 Apr 2010)
Conservative Candidate for Eastbourne & Willingdon, Nigel Waterson, has launched a new campaign hotline in the wake of a widely-distributed letter purporting to come from local resident and ex-MP Ernle Money.
 
MP Welcomes Election (6 Apr 2010)
Eastbourne & Willingdon MP Nigel Waterson has welcomed Gordon Brown’s announcement that the General Election is to be on 6 May.
 
MP Welcomes Academy Decision (30 Mar 2010)
Local MP Nigel Waterson has welcomed the announcement of the Funding Agreement for the new Eastbourne Academy to replace Eastbourne Technology College.
 
Lib Dems Block Benefit Rises (16 Mar 2010)
In the last few days, the Government held a Debate on the annual Social Security Benefits Up-Rating Order.
 
MP Enters BNP Row (16 Mar 2010)
Local MP Nigel Waterson has intervened in the row about a candidates debate being cancelled by the Unite union due to the involvement of the BNP candidate.
 
MP Takes Legal Action (14 Mar 2010)
Eastbourne & Willingdon MP Nigel Waterson has taken legal action against the Liberal Democrats as the General Election campaign gets under way in earnest.  The Liberal Democrat candidate and agent have been sent solicitors’ letters by lawyers acting for Mr. Waterson.
 
MP's Pets Bill Gets Commons Backing (8 Mar 2010)
Eastbourne and Willingdon MP Nigel Waterson’s Pets Bill has cleared another major hurdle by receiving its Second Reading in the Commons. The measure had cross-party support.
 
MP Foregoes Pay Rise (5 Mar 2010)
Eastbourne & Willingdon MP Nigel Waterson has decided to forego the latest pay rise for MP’s, and give his rise to a local charity.  The equivalent amount will go to the local branch of the Multiple Sclerosis Society, of which Mr. Waterson is the longstanding Patron.
 
Nigel Welcomes Longer Trains (1 Mar 2010)
Local MP Nigel Waterson has welcomed plans to add extra carriages to busy commuter trains between Eastbourne and London.  The announcement will improve services to both Victoria and London Bridge.
 
Nigel Slams Pensioner Poverty (24 Feb 2010)
Eastbourne & Willingdon MP Nigel Waterson has again raised the issue of pensioner poverty in the Commons.  He led for the Official Opposition in a Debate on the subject.
 
MP Backs Parents (24 Feb 2010)
Local MP Nigel Waterson has backed parents and staff who are opposed to the possible merger of Roselands Infants and Stafford Junior schools.  He has received a large number of representations from parents and residents.
 
New Action Plan To Help Coastal Towns (9 Feb 2010)
Eastbourne MP Nigel Waterson this week welcomed a new Action Plan from the Conservatives to reinvigorate Britain’s coastal towns – including Eastbourne.
 
MP Attends Kings Drive Meeting (3 Feb 2010)
Local MP Nigel Waterson held a packed meeting for residents to discuss the latest planning application to build 140 houses on land at King's Drive.
 
MP Fights Fuel Poverty (2 Feb 2010)
Local MP Nigel Waterson has clashed with a Government minister in the Commons over fuel poverty amongst pensioners. 
 
MP Gets Clean Bill Of Health (26 Jan 2010)
Eastbourne MP Nigel Waterson has received confirmation from Sir Thomas Legg’s independent investigation into his parliamentary allowances that there are “No Issues” to report.
 
Waterson Flexes Political Muscle In Fight For Better Muscle Disease Services (26 Jan 2010)

Eastbourne MP Nigel Waterson backed a local campaigning mum today in her fight for better muscle disease services.

 
MP Opposes Kings Drive Development (19 Jan 2010)
Local MP Nigel Waterson is opposing the latest planning application to build 140 houses in Kings Drive.
 
Turning Off Beachy Head Light 'Risky' Says MP (12 Jan 2010)
Eastbourne & Willingdon MP Nigel Waterson has hit out at a proposal to turn off the light in the Beachy Head Lighthouse. The proposal is part of a consultation document published by Trinity House, the body responsible for navigational aids around our coasts.
 
Family Reunited For Christmas (18 Dec 2009)
An Eastbourne family are to be reunited for Christmas after a long battle to secure their return from Indonesia. Sara Oxley and her two children, Wallis (8) and Reuven (6), were trapped in Indonesia after the estranged father tried to stop them leaving the country.
 
MP Launches Pets Bill (16 Dec 2009)
Eastbourne and Willingdon MP Nigel Waterson has launched a Bill aimed at increasing the number of care homes and sheltered housing which allow pets to live with their owners. His Private Member’s Bill received its First Reading in the House of Commons today.
 
Nigel Wins Lottery! (1 Dec 2009)
Local MP Nigel Waterson has won a place in the annual ballot for Private Members Bills. His name was drawn at number 13 in the secret ballot.
 
MP Wears It Pink To Help Beat Breast Cancer (3 Nov 2009)
Nigel Waterson MP has joined forces with Breast Cancer Campaign to raise awareness of for its award winning fundraising event, wear it pink.
 
Local MP Backs T.A. (27 Oct 2009)
Eastbourne & Willingdon MP Nigel Waterson is backing a Commons motion supporting the role of the Territorial Army.
 
MP Re-Elected To Older People's Group (20 Oct 2009)
Eastbourne MP Nigel Waterson has been unanimously re-elected as Co-Chairman of the All Party Group for Ageing and Older People, a post he has held for a number of years.
 
MP Highlights Transport Needs (16 Sept 2009)
Eastbourne & Willingdon MP Nigel Waterson highlighted the problems with local transport links when he quizzed a Government minister this week.
 
MP Backs Local Bank (8 Sept 2009)
Local MP Nigel Waterson has expressed his concern that the Halifax branch on Albert Parade once again faces closure.
 
Nigel Supports Henry Statue (8 Sept 2009)
Eastbourne MP Nigel Waterson has expressed his support for the proposal by local people to erect a statue of Henry Allingham in the town.
 
Victory For Residents On Harbour Health Centre (2 Sept 2009)
Local MP Nigel Waterson has hailed the decision last night of Eastbourne Planning Committee to give the go-ahead for the new Health Centre at Sovereign Harbour.
 
MP Backs Pensioner Bus Passes (11 Aug 2009)
Local MP Nigel Waterson has criticised proposals to scrap free bus travel for pensioners, or means test it for so-called “middle class” people.
 
MP Backs Pets Bill (29 Jul 2009)
Eastbourne & Willingdon MP Nigel Waterson has thrown his weight behind a Bill designed to ensure older people can take their pets with them when they move into sheltered accommodation or into care.
 
MP Visits DGH (29 Jul 2009)
Local MP Nigel Waterson visited the Seaford 1 ward at the DGH this week. He wanted to see for himself measures taken by the Trust to segregate the sexes and to ensure privacy.
 
MP Hails By-Election Triumph (25 Jul 2009)
Eastbourne MP Nigel Waterson has hailed as a “triumph” the Conservatives’ crushing victory at the Norwich North By-Election.
 
MP Backs Cyprus Solution (22 Jul 2009)
Eastbourne MP Nigel Waterson has addressed a packed meeting of the National Federation of Cypriots in the United Kingdom at the House of Commons.
 
MP Backs Health Centre (22 Jul 2009)
Local MP Nigel Waterson has given his backing to the renewed application for a purpose-built Health Centre at the Harbour. He has written a letter of support for Dr. Adoki’s planning application to Council planners.
 
Death Of Henry Allingham (20 Jul 2009)
Nigel Waterson commented today on the death of Henry Allingham: "It was a real privilege to have Henry as a constituent for many years. As recently as last Wednesday, I mentioned him in a Debate in the House of Commons. Henry never lost his roguish sense of humour and thoroughly enjoyed all the attention."
 
Heritage At Risk, Says MP (30 Jun 2009)
Eastbourne MP Nigel Waterson has expressed his ‘serious concern’ following an English Heritage report which criticises the state of repair of local historic buildings.
 
MP Re-Elected To Tourism Job (30 Jun 2009)
Local MP Nigel Waterson has been re-elected as Vice-President of the British Resorts and Destinations Association, a post he has held for several years. The Association represents resorts like Eastbourne around the UK.
 
MP "Disappointment" At Wimpey Inquiry (24 Jun 2009)
Eastbourne MP Nigel Waterson has expressed his “huge disappointment” at the handling of the Wimpey planning inquiry by the Borough Council.
 
Shocking Numbers Need Emergency Dental Treatment (23 Jun 2009)
An alarming number of people across East Sussex Downs and Weald need emergency dental treatment in hospital because of a lack of access to NHS dentists, it was revealed this week.
 
MP Backs Residents At Wimpey Inquiry (16 Jun 2009)
Local MP Nigel Waterson is joining residents in opposing plans for 140 new homes in Kings Drive. Nigel redeemed a promise to attend this week’s Public Inquiry and give evidence against the proposed development.