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.

Statement on M5 Lane Closures

I have been contacted by a number of constituents about lane restrictions at junction 4a of the M5. Restrictions have been put in place as part of the ongoing smart motorway project and have caused significant congestion and delays.