Visit to Bishop Stopford School:

Although just over the border in the Kettering constituency, many Corby & East Northamptonshire young people go to Bishop Stopford School and I really enjoyed visiting to be interviewed by Oscar Cullinan, a pupil at the school, for their school magazine, ‘Reflections’.

Community Notices:

Singing can have great physical and mental health benefits, so if you’re interested in joining the Corby Male Voice Choir, do phone Steve Jackson, Choir Secretary on 01832 734259, or email

Ensuring a smooth transition to the new East Midlands Railway franchise:

During an Urgent Question on the bidding process for the new East Midlands Railway franchise, I asked what benefits the new contract will deliver for rail users in Corby & East Northamptonshire, and sought assurances that the transition from the old contract to the new will be seamless.