Meeting with the Minister Regarding Wellesbourne Airfield

Last week, I met with Paul Maynard, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Department for Transport, Councillors and Executives from Stratford District Council to discuss how we can ensure the future of Wellesbourne Airfield as an essential site in the general aviation network.

Village Halls Week

Last week was Village Halls Week, an annual and national celebration of rural and community spaces and the people who dedicate time and passion to keep them going.  Village halls can often provide the only place to meet within a rural community, providing vital and diverse support to improve the

World Cancer Day 2020

Today is World Cancer Day.

A day that unites all people and groups who want to help raise awareness and beat cancer.

The goal is for 3 out of 4 people to survive cancer by 2034, but the sooner we can get there the better.

Henry Jackson Society’s Paper Launch

Last week I spoke at the Henry Jackson Society’s launch of their Paper Free to be Extreme, a paper that supports a framework for technology companies to tackle extremist content on their platforms.

It’s an interesting contribution to the debate on how we stay safer online.

Holocaust Memorial Day 2020

As I have every year since being elected, I have signed the Book of Commitment in Honour of Holocaust Memorial Day which was commemorated yesterday. We must never forget.

Re-Opening Shotteswell Village Hall

I was delighted to be invited to re-open Shotteswell Village Hall on Saturday 25th January. Extensive works have just been carried out to solve a long-standing problem that afflicts a number of village halls: heating the space.