My Week in Westminster - 17th March 2017

Voted in the remaining stages of the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill – this week was the final opportunity to discuss the terms of the Bill, as well as the two amendments on Parliamentary scrutiny and the rights of EU nationals in the UK which were passed in the Lords.

My Week in Westminster - 10th March 2017

Welcomed the Spring Budget - I am particularly pleased that the Government announced the new Midlands Engine Strategy which addresses productivity barriers across the Midlands.

My Week in Westminster - 3rd March 2017

Introduced a 10 Minute Rule Bill to the House of Commons – my Bill aims to protect trans people from unintended public disclosure of their former names by the Registrar of Companies.

My Week in Westminster - 24th February 2017

Spoke to the Local Government Minister, Marcus Jones, about our new Science and Innovation Enterprise Zone – I was delighted that the Minister confirmed the new Enterprise Zone at Charnwood Campus and Loughborough University Science and Enterprise Park, which will support the UK’s space science i

Loughborough MP asks for views on mental health services

Local MP Nicky Morgan is launching a survey to gauge residents’ views of mental health services in the Loughborough area. Nicky is encouraging service users as well as their carers and families to take part in the survey which aims to find out what works well locally and what needs improving.

My Week in Westminster - 20th December 2016

Helped secure a debate on exiting the EU and Science and Research – I recognise the importance of the EU for Loughborough University and so, in the debate, I highlighted the need for the Government to secure continued access to EU collaboration and funding in their Brexit negotiations.

My Week in Westminster - 9th December 2016

Spoke in the Opposition Day Debate on the Government’s plans for Brexit – I spoke about the need for a clear Brexit plan and the importance of securing the best possible deal with Parliamentary scrutiny.