Westminster News

Appearance on ITV Central Lobby

Last week, I joined Liam Byrne MP and Anita Day on ITV's May edition of its 'Central Lobby' programme, where we discussed the important issue of tackling knife crime, the local elections and the expenses scandal ten-years on. You can watch the programme by clicking the below link:

Question on the Alexandra Hospital

Earlier this week, I contributed to Rachel Maclean's Adjournment Debate in the House of Commons, where she raised constituents' concerns about services run by the Hospital.

Question on the Parity of Specialist Care Services

On Wednesday, I asked the Minister of State for Care at the Department for Health and Social Care, Caroline Dinenage MP, for assurances that residents in Mid Worcestershire, particularly with learning disabilities, will - and are receiving - the same access to specialist care services which many

Question on the WhatsApp Data Breach

Yesterday, in the House of Commons, I asked the Minister of State at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), Margot James, whether the new powers for the Information Commissioner's Office could be used to fine companies, like WhatsApp, for data breaches - with the proceeds of

Question on Education Funding

Today, during Prime Ministers Questions, I asked for assurances from the Prime Minister that education and skills funding will receive priority attention in the upcoming Spending Review, which gives a five-year view of the Government's spending plans and sets the maximum amount that each departme

Visit from Bengeworth Academy

It was a pleasure to talk to Year 5 pupils from Bengeworth Academy at Parliament yesterday, where they learned about voting and how laws are made. I was then quizzed on what the role of an MP entails and the work they do on a day-to-day basis.

Question on the British Asparagus Festival

Today, in the House of Commons chamber, I told the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Michael Gove, about the great British Asparagus Festival currently being held in the Vale of Evesham. 

Visit from Flyford Flavell First School

It was great to welcome Flyford Flavell First School to Parliament today during their visit to the Parliamentary Education Centre, where I was asked lots of interesting questions.

Question on the awareness of climate change

Today, in the House of Commons Chamber, I asked the Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, the Secretary of State for Environmental, Rural and Agricultural Affairs whether he was as impressed as I am with the young people in our constituencies and their level of concern and awareness about climate change.

Visit from Swan Lane First School

I was delighted to have the chance to catch Swan Lane First School yesterday at the end of their school visit to Parliament.