Local News

I sponsor Hospitality Day event

On Tuesday 10th October, I hosted an event with the British Hospitality Association (BHA) for Hospitality Day in Parliament.

Disturbance at Long Lartin prison

On the evening of 11th/ 12th October there was a disturbance involving about 80 prisoners in Long Lartin prison in Worcestershire. Long Lartin prison is a Category A men’s prison where about two-thirds of inmates are serving life terms.

The Prime Minister's Party Conference speech

The Prime Minister, Theresa May, closed the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester on Wednesday by delivering a speech in the main Conference Hall at which I was present.

Funding Boost for Worcestershire Schools

I welcome the announcement made by Education Secretary Justine Greening, which laid out the finalised plans for a national funding formula for schools.