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Justice Question on Prisons and Reoffending:

At Justice Questions, I asked the Secretary of State about the upcoming Comprehensive Spending Review and what his pitch would be to the Treasury in the area of prisons and schemes to reduce reoffending.

Corby, Oundle and Thrapston School Sports Partnership

I was pleased to hear of the recent sporting achievements of a number of schools in Corby and East Northamptonshire and I therefore wanted to pass on my “congratulations” to all those involved in the Corby, Oundle, and Thrapston School Sports Partnership.

Defence Question on Mentoring Schemes for Veterans:

During Defence Questions, I raised the important role of mentoring schemes for veterans, especially those focussed on veterans who have fallen into the criminal justice system, and enquired as to whether this will be a forthcoming Comprehensive Spending Review priority for the Ministry of Defence

National Lottery Funding in Corby

It is fantastic to hear that 10 projects in Corby & East Northamptonshire have been awarded funding totalling £84,341 in the past three months from the National Lottery.

Tresham Garden Village

I had a really interesting and informative visit to Deene Airfield recently to understand more about the plans for Tresham Garden Village. It was great to see the site and to hear of the work being done to ensure that this development would provide a first class living environment.

Live N Care

I was really pleased to hear that the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has rated local care provider, Live N Care, as ‘Outstanding’ following an inspection in April 2019. The service was rated as ‘Outstanding’ for providing services that were responsive and well-led.

Citizens' Climate Lobby

I was very pleased to engage with a number of my constituents at the Citizen’s Climate Lobby to discuss their concerns relating to the important issue of climate change, and the robust action the Government is taking to tackle it at a local, national and international level.