My Week in Westminster - 29th June 2018

Attended a meeting with EEF – EEF is the representative voice of UK manufacturing and represents 20,000 companies across the engineering, manufacturing, technology and industrial sectors, including some businesses locally.

My Week in Westminster - 22nd June 2018

Voted on the Lords’ amendment to the EU (Withdrawal) Bill about Parliament having a ‘meaningful vote’ - I have been clear (since I first voted with 10 other Conservative colleagues in December 2017, against my Party, to insert a final Parliamentary vote in this Bill) that MPs must have a meaningf

Equaliteas, come and join us!

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.

My Week in Westminster - 15th June 2018

Voted on the Lords’ amendments to the EU (Withdrawal) Bill – when the Bill returned to the Commons this week, the Lords had laid down 15 amendments.

My Week in Westminster - 8th June 2018

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.

My Week in Westminster - 25th May 2018

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.

My Week in Westminster - 18th May 2018

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