Westminster News

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.

Aldi healthy eating campaign

Healthy eating is so important and something I have long campaigned on. That’s why I’m proud to be supporting the Aldi initiative; ‘Get Set To Eat Fresh’, which is partnered with Team GB and aims to inspire students aged 5-14 to cook and eat healthy, fresh food.

Brooke Weston Academy visits Westminster:

It was great to meet so many engaged and interested students from Brooke Weston Academy during their recent visit to the Houses of Parliament. Young people always ask the toughest questions and there were many good examples during our discussion!

‘Prorogation’ explained

A number of constituents have understandably been in touch with me in respect of the much talked about end of the previous parliamentary session - referred to as ‘prorogation’ - which has now begun. I therefore thought it might be useful to set out the position.  

BookTrust ‘Time to Read Campaign’

This month, BookTrust is reaching over 700,000 reception aged children with a fantastic book and fun activities to enjoy and share at home as part of the ‘Time to Read’ campaign. We all recognise the importance of reading for a young person’s development and mental wellbeing.

Long Live the Local!

I am proud to support pubs which are so important in so many people’s lives, an important source of employment and hubs for our communities, whilst also being a much loved part of our national life.

Face up to Prostate Cancer

Last week (2nd-8th September) was male Cancer Awareness Week and I am pleased to be supporting Orchid’s campaign; ‘FACE up to Prostate Cancer’.

Awesome Movement

Attacks on our emergency services personnel are unacceptably high.