International Women's Day

International Women’s Day, which falls on the 8th of March, gives us the opportunity to think about the role of women in today’s society; about what sacrifices have been made to get to where we are, and what more there is still to do before we achieve genuine equality and meritocracy.

Funding for New Kenilworth School Premises

Last week we welcomed some good news for Kenilworth School, as it was announced that Warwick District Council is to receive nearly £10 million from the Housing Infrastructure Fund for new school premises.

Time to Talk Day

In recent months, there is a subject that has got people talking – from royalty to celebrities and musicians to sports personalities. They have spoken out with an important and powerful message: mental health matters.

Holocaust Memorial Day

Tomorrow is Holocaust Memorial Day. I would like to thank the Holocaust Educational Trust and many others for the work they do in ensuring we never forget what too many overlooked at the time. Holocaust Memorial Day should be a significant day for all of us.

Kenilworth Guide Dogs

I was delighted to attend a special Kenilworth Guide Dogs event last Friday.

Visit to Southam Primary School

I enjoyed visiting to Southam Primary School last week to meet with the Head Teacher and take part in an interactive school assembly.

Visit to Kenilworth Delivery Office

I enjoyed a Festive Visit to Kenilworth Delivery Office, where staff are working hard to deliver hundreds of Christmas cards and parcels across the local area.

Small Business Saturday

It has been over 200 years since the first record of the French aphorism that the English are “a nation of shopkeepers”. What was meant as an insult, we have turned into a compliment, adopting the moniker as testament to our entrepreneurial spirit and our sense of community.

Fosse Way

I was delighted to see that the Fosse Way, which runs through my constituency, has secured a place in Historic England’s list – Irreplaceable: A History of England in 100 Places.