Westminster News

Question on A46 investment

Today during Oral Questions to the Department for Transport, I asked Minister Jesse Norman about the Department's plans for further investment in the A46 and how it is working with Midlands Connect to unlock the corridor's potential. 

Boost Your Broadband campaign

I recently joined Ofcom at an event about its ongoing campaign which could help constituents get faster broadband, for the same or less money than they pay now.

Update on Brexit

Here is an update on the Brexit process following the votes in Parliament this week. 

Spring Statement

On Wednesday 13th March, Chancellor Philip Hammond delivered the Spring Statement to the House of Commons. The Statement detailed better than expected wage increases, rising employment and better growth forecasts than Germany.

Statement on March 12th Brexit vote

I was disappointed that the Prime Minister’s deal was voted down by the House of Commons last night.  I voted for the improved deal because I believe it delivered on the promise of the referendum result and there were also significant changes that reduced the risk of the EU being kept in a backst

Young Entrepreneurship Review

On Wednesday 6th March, Small Business Minister Kelly Tolhurst MP announced an independent Review into Young Entrepreneurship, to be led by the Prince’s Trust.

Latest Brexit statement

I have been spending a lot of time replying to emails on a variety of matters related to our ongoing withdrawal from the EU and have prepared the following statement covering, as comprehensively as I can, the points that have been raised with me by many constituents.  While there is considerable

Proscription of Hezbollah

I welcome the decision taken by the Home Secretary this week to proscribe Hezbollah in its entirety, which is a step I have been calling on the Home Office to take for some time.