On Saturday 30th June I will be hosting an 'Equaliteas' event at Mountsorrel Memorial Centre where over tea and cake we will be celebrating the 90th anniversary of the 1928 Representation of the People (Equal Franchise) Act, which gave equal voting rights to men and women alike.
Met with other Leicestershire MPs to discuss the Leicester and Leicestershire Strategic Growth Plan – this draft plan sets out the aspirations for delivering housing, economic, and infrastructure growth in our local area until 2050.
Loughborough MP, Nicky Morgan, recently took her call for local communities to have a greater role in the planning process to the House of Commons when she led a parliamentary debate on the important issue.
Led a Westminster Hall debate on planning – I know that planning is a great concern to many local residents and so I applied for this debate to discuss the role of local communities in the planning system.
Attended a briefing with the Prime Minister on the Customs Union - whilst the 2017 Conservative Party Manifesto ruled out continued membership of both the Single Market and the Customs Union, it also said that the UK would seek a deep and special partnership via a free trade and customs agreement
Loughborough MP Nicky Morgan is highlighting a discount travel initiative designed to assist jobseekers in getting to interviews after it was revealed that take up of the scheme is considerably lower in Loughborough than most other parts of the country.
My office supported the East Midlands APPG meeting - this APPG brings together MPs of all parties who represent constituencies in the East Midlands to discuss regional matters and decide how best to work together to promote local causes in Parliament.
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