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The Grow Festival

It was good to see the setting-up for the 2019 Corby Grow Festival coming along so well yesterday in the beautifully kept Coronation Park. There's a fantastic programme lined up for the weekend, courtesy of Made in Corby and The Core - do swing by!

Priorities for the new Government

During our new Prime Minister’s first Statement to the House of Commons, I was pleased to welcome his excellent plan to recruit 20,000 more police officers to patrol our streets.

Policing in Northamptonshire

Delighted to see these posters going up around the county - well done to Stephen Mold, our brilliant PCC, for making this happen. Recruiting 200 more officers will help boost frontline presence across Corby & East Northamptonshire.

Presenting my ‘Delivering Brexit’ petition:

I was delighted to present a petition that I organised on behalf of all my constituents who want to see the result of the 2016 EU referendum respected and the result delivered upon, on the floor of the House of Commons, just before the House rose for the summer recess.

MHCLG Question on housing growth and infrastructure

At MHCLG Questions, I asked the former Secretary of State what efforts his Department is undertaking to ensure that there is coordination across Government to cater for the infrastructure needs of areas that are seeing rapid housing growth and development, such as Corby & East Northamptonshir

FaceTime A Farmer’ reaches Westminster!

It was great to meet with ‘Farmer Tom’ Martin again to discuss the educational initiatives he has been working on, and to share those with the Minister of State for School Standards.

Better integrating health and social care in Northamptonshire

Recently, I joined my fellow Northamptonshire MPs for a joint meeting between the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government and the Department of Health & Social Care, where we talked about the steps we need to take locally to see better joined-up working between health and soci

Improving education in Northamptonshire

Along with my fellow Northamptonshire MPs, local authority representatives and a group of school leaders, I was pleased to meet with the Schools Minister in the last week of term to discuss education in the county and the steps being taken to improve outcomes for our young people.