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National Association of Retired Police Officers (NARPO) drop-in:

In addition to my recent meeting with the Police Federation, I also attended a drop-in held by the National Association of Retired Police Officers (NARPO). NARPO represents nearly 90,000 former police officers of all ranks, together with their widows, widowers and former partners.

My question about the statement on British steel:

UK industry, such as steelmaking, is subject to various EU environmental regulations as an EU member state and British Steel has had to seek emergency support from the Government, having been frozen out of the latest version of the EU's Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS).

Northamptonshire church leaders meeting:

It was great to meet with a number of senior Northamptonshire church leaders in Westminster last week to discuss important matters relating to the practising of faith in the UK in the 21st century, along with the key issues and concerns being raised by their congregations.

Police Federation meeting:

I was pleased to meet with the Police Federation recently to discuss some of the challenges and issues our frontline police officers face in their daily work.

Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy Question on British Steel:

During Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy Questions, I made the point that the steel industry is, quite rightly, considered as a key part of the Government’s new flagship Industrial Strategy, and I went on to raise UK Steel’s ‘Steel Charter’ with the Secretary of State - an initiative I w

The London Marathon

Today's the day! 26.2 miles of incredible London Marathon crowds, joy, frustration, pain, and everything in between! Raising money for Care after Combat and Corby Mind will spur me on! Thanks to all who've sponsored and you can at: bit.ly/2Pkv78H. My tracking no is 26389!

Education Question on school places and housing growth:

Corby is the fastest growing town in the country and infrastructure and public services must keep pace with that housing growth, including all-important school places for children and young people. So, I asked the Minister how the Government is achieving exactly that.