Westminster News

General Election 2019

So the announcement’s been made! We’re having a #generalelection on 12th December 2019 and I am going to be out and about in #CorbyEN listening to you.

Road Haulage Association’s parliamentary reception

Recently, I attended the Road Haulage Association's annual parliamentary reception to support haulage businesses across the UK, and not least because the industry is a significant employer locally.

State Opening of Parliament and the Queen's Speech

I am really proud of the Government's commitment to an exciting legislative agenda in the new parliamentary session, that promises to deliver much-needed reforms in so many key policy areas that matter to people in Corby & East Northamptonshire, from action on the environment, to boosting fro

The Bank of England 'School Blog' competition

Each year, the Bank of England invites school and college students, aged between 16-19, to take part in its annual ‘School Blog’ competition, and this year the theme is ‘the economy and climate change’.

Bloodwise's campaign on blood cancer diagnosis

I’m supporting Bloodwise’s campaign to reduce the number of blood cancer patients who experience potentially life-threatening delays to diagnosis and recently met with the charity in Parliament.

NHS 111 winter campaign 'Help Us, Help You'

With winter fast approaching, the NHS has once again introduced the overarching NHS winter pressures campaign – ‘Help Us, Help You’ - to help the public understand how they can stay well this winter and access appropriate services.

Flood Action Week

The Environment Agency is launching its ‘Flood Action Campaign’ with a ‘Flood Action Week’ from the 11th to the 17th November. In England, there are over 5 million homes at risk of flooding and the average cost of flooding to a home is around £30,000.

25 years of the National Lottery:

It’s amazing that Corby has been awarded £26,876,685 over the last 25 years from the #NationalLottery25 supporting arts, charities, heritage and sport. Thanks to those who play The National Lottery for making this possible! .

Reaction to the Supreme Court’s ruling on prorogation

In light of Tuesday’s Supreme Court ruling, the Prime Minister was crystal clear that he respects the judgment, the judicial process and the Rule of Law. It is, however, the case that the Government respectfully disagrees with the Court's decision.