Internal Market Bill

As you will have seen, Parliament has been debating the Internal Market Bill.

I should start by saying I think majority of the Bill is sensible and necessary for a United Kingdom single market when we are no longer subject to EU rules.

National Deaf Children's Society Top Tips

Measures to keep us safe from Covid 19 can be especially challenging for some. I wanted to share the National Deaf Children’s Society’s suggestions on how we can help one vulnerable group.

World Suicide Prevention Day 2020

Today marks World Suicide Prevention Day.

World Suicide Prevention Day provides people across the globe, the opportunity to raise awareness of suicide and suicide prevention.

Covid-19 has affected everyone and makes the power of connections even more important.

Back British Farming Day 2020

Today I would like to thank all those involved in agriculture, locally and nationally. This has been a tough year for those who provide our food and maintain our countryside and we should back them today on Back British Farming Day and every day.

Rheumatoid Arthritis Week 2020

This week is Rheumatoid Arthritis Week.

The aim of the week is to educate and inform the public about rheumatoid arthritis and how it impacts those living with the condition, with this year’s week having special emphasis on physical and mental wellbeing.

Eat Out to Help Out

I want to thank all my constituents for making this scheme such a success for our local businesses.

Kickstart Scheme

I welcome the Chancellor’s launch this week of the £2 billion Kickstart Scheme, for high quality 6-month work placements aimed at those aged 16 to 24 who are at risk of long term unemployment.

Burton Green

Yesterday I raised with the Prime Minister the issue of the road closures imposed on Burton Green by HS2 Ltd. The timeframe that HS2 Ltd has imposed for these road closures continues to be unacceptable and I will continue to raise it with government.

VJ Day

Tomorrow marks the 75th anniversary of VJ Day.

The Royal British Legion are again leading the nation’s tributes to all those who served and sacrificed in the Far East and ultimately brought an end to the Second World War.