My Week in Westminster - 27th February

Raised the issue of police pensions with the Home Secretary – This week I have raised several issues regarding police pensions and the pension entitlement of police widows with the Home Secretary on behalf of local residents.

Shepshed Business Fair hailed a success

The first Shepshed Business Fair which took place on Wednesday has been hailed as a success by local businesses. The Fair, which was held at Shepshed High School, was the first of its kind to be held in Shepshed. It was organised by local MP Nicky Morgan and Cllr Christine Radford and was sponsored by Urgo Medical who are based in the town.

My Week in Westminster - 13th February

Spoke with the Chief Fire Officer having signed a letter following a Fire Brigade Union meeting - I have discussed local government funding with Leicestershire MPs, local councillors, Leicestershire fire services and the Department for Local Government over the last five years. This week I joined some of the Leicester and Leicestershire MPs in writing to the Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service to highlight the views of the local Fire Brigade Union and their members.

My Week in Westminster - 6th February

Sponsored and spoke at a meeting of the Leicester & Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership – Our local LLEP allows local government, the businesses and other local groups to come together to support economic growth, regeneration and jobs in Loughborough and the rest of Leicestershire. I spoke to the 50 or so delegates from our area about how best we can continue to build on our growing local economy.

Nicky Morgan MP signs Holocaust Educational Trust Book of Commitment

Loughborough MP Nicky Morgan has signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment, in doing so pledging her commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day and honouring those who were murdered during the Holocaust as well as paying tribute to the extraordinary Holocaust survivors who work tirelessly to educate young people.

My Week in Westminster - 30th January

Signed the Holocaust Educational Trust's Book of Commitment – The Holocaust and all those that died or had their lives forever altered by the atrocities committed is something that must never be forgotten. Events are taking place across Europe to commemorate 70 years since the liberation of Auschwitz from the Nazis and I had the privilege of signing a Book of Commitment along with other MPs.

My Week in Westminster - 23rd January

Wrote to Chief Planner about planning in Loughborough – Planning is a very important issue local which I have been involved with for many years. The need to build affordable homes for local families while protecting green spaces and preventing pressure on roads, schools and hospitals is not always an easy balance to strike. While MPs have no formal role in the planning system, I wrote to the Chief Planner with some specific concerns which have been raised with me.