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Southam College Admissions

I am pleased to see that, following representations from me and others, the Stowe Valley MAT trustees are committed to ensure that all children living in the local catchment area, no matter which school they attend, will have priority over children living outside the catchment area.

Kenilworth Station

I was pleased to meet with Network Rail for a progress report about the opening of Kenilworth Station.

Visit to Kenilworth Nursery School

I enjoyed my visit to Kenilworth Nursery School and Early Years Teaching Centre​ where I met with Head Teacher Rachel Gillett and congratulated her and the team on receiving an Ofsted outstanding rating for the fourth consecutive time.

Visit to Wellesbourne Airfield

I thoroughly enjoyed my visit to Wellesbourne Mountford Airfield last Friday. Local Private Pilot Clive Sutton took me for a flight around my constituency – which was a memorable experience. It was great to see the areas I represent from the sky.

Coventry City of Culture 2021 Bid

I am pleased to support Coventry’s bid to become the City of Culture 2021.  Run by Coventry City Culture of Trust, the title could bring millions to the local economy and significant social benefits.  

Visit to Southam Primary School

I enjoyed my visit to Southam Primary School last week where I talked to pupils about my role as an MP and answered questions on a range of topics including education, the European Union and even my favourite colour!

Visit to the Kenilworth Delivery Office

Last Friday I visited the Kenilworth Delivery Office to see first-hand the operation of delivering Christmas post and to pass on season’s greetings to staff. When I arrived at the local office at 7AM staff were already hard at work.

Meeting with Local Headteachers

I have recently met with Joy Mitchell, the Head of North Leamington School and Hayden Abbott, the Head at Kenilworth School.  Both schools are in my constituency and many of my constituents’ children are fortunate to secure places there.  Both Joy and Hayden have a real passion for their schools

Bonfire Extravaganza at Kenilworth Castle

On Saturday night, my family and I went along to Kenilworth Round Table's annual Bonfire Extravaganza at Kenilworth Castle. Despite the chilly temperatures, there was a fantastic turn out and it was a fantastic display.