UQ on Northamptonshire Serious Case Reviews

In an Urgent Question following the publication of the Serious Case Reviews relating to the shocking and horrendous murders of two toddlers in Northamptonshire, I asked the Minister what lessons can be learned to ensure that the failings in these horrific cases can never be repeated.

Home Office Question on a Fairer Immigration System

The strong message that came out of the referendum is that people want an immigration system that is underpinned by the principle of fairness - treating people equally, regardless of where they come from in the world, unlike EU free-movement.

Visit to 'The Green Patch'

I enjoyed hopping over the border into Kettering to visit the Green Patch – a 2.5 acre community garden, which supports local residents by providing school clubs, volunteering opportunities and much more, with a real focus on ensuring better health and wellbeing.

Visit to the new ‘The Good Bean’ at Priors Hall

It was fantastic to visit The Good Bean’s new café at Priors Hall in Corby during their first week of being open. The premises are wonderful and it was great to see so many people enjoying the refreshments they have to offer - stunning coffees, cakes, lunch and brunch!

Local Government in Northamptonshire

It has recently been confirmed by the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities & Local Government that the existing councils in Northamptonshire will be replaced with two new unitary authorities as of the 1st April 2021, following the decision to restructure local government in the county.