Kettering General Hospital’s new ‘Urgent Care Hub’ gets the green light!

Having campaigned hard on this for several years now, I was delighted to hear last Wednesday that Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust’s £46 million project for a new ‘Urgent Care Hub’ has been given the green light by the Government, and the funding will be allocated for it in the nex

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’.

The RSPCA's Bonfire Night campaign

Westminster may have been characterised by political fireworks in recent months, and we have a long tradition of them around Bonfire Night, but the RSPCA are focusing on their impact on pets as we approach that time of year.

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.

Northamptonshire Neighbourhood Alert

I have recently been contacted about Northamptonshire Neighbourhood Alert to highlight the ways in which local people can work together to help reduce crime amongst other things.