Another promise kept - an extra £9.6 million for Northamptonshire Police!

As the Home Office whip, I have worked closely with the Home Secretary and other ministers on the important issue of police funding, making sure local views and needs are heard, with real results - I’m pleased to say that for the coming year, Northamptonshire Police are getting an extra £9.6 mill

Veteran Railcard

Available from Armistice Day and part of the Government’s Veterans Strategy, the new Veteran Railcard offers a third off rail travel for veterans and their families. A brilliant idea I’m glad to support and another promise kept!

British Heart Foundation air quality reception

On the 4th February, I was pleased to be able to attend the British Heart Foundation’s air pollution reception. This provided a really useful insight into air quality issues across the country and in our area of Corby & East Northamptonshire.

Visit to Stanwick Primary School

It was great to visit Stanwick Primary School the other week to answer questions from the pupils during their assembly and to look around the school. The School Council came up with some fantastic questions to ask me and I enjoyed talking about my role as their Member of Parliament.

Corby ‘Town Deal’ update - do you have ideas?

Having successfully campaigned for us to be included in the Government’s flagship ‘Stronger Towns Fund’ initiative, where we can now bid for up to £25 million to support local regeneration projects, I was pleased to hear that the first meeting of the Corby Town Deal Board got off to a strong star