Community Notices:

As part of Small Charities Week, which has run from the 17th - 21st June, I’ve been proud to support the Small Charities Coalition’s campaign: ‘Big Support Small’.

Surfers Against Sewage

I am proud to be supporting the Generation Sea pledge to protect our oceans from plastic pollution, climate change and sewage contamination, whilst allowing sea life to flourish.

DEFRA Question on UK produce

Food and drink exports are a key driver of our local economy and that of the wider UK, and we should promote our world leading brands and produce to new markets at every turn - so I asked the Minister how successful the Government’s ‘GREAT’ campaign has been at achieving exactly that!

Local developments on Policing

As someone who grew up in a policing family in our area, I feel really strongly about the importance of having police officers out on the beat, catching criminals and deterring crime, and local support for this comes across really strongly through my ‘Listening Campaign’.

Home Office Question on violent crime

Violent crime is a concerning issue and one featuring highly in the media of late, and during an Urgent Question on violent crime, I raised the issue of social media channels promoting violent behaviour and gang violence.

MHCLG Question on local government reform in Northamptonshire

At MHCLG questions, I asked the Minister for Local Government what assessment the Secretary of State had made of progress towards the unitarisation of local government in Northamptonshire, and what efforts are being made to ensure that the diverse communities of North Northamptonshire are fully r

England Athletics

I was pleased to meet with Chris from England Athletics recently to discuss the work the organisation does and the APPG for Running, of which I am the Chairman.