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Supporting a New Environment Manifesto

Earlier this week I gave my full support to the launch of a new environmental manifesto that explores new policy ideas to address climate change and biodiversity loss.

PoliFest 2019 event for Youth Participation

Last week, I participated in PoliFest 2019, the first political sporting event organised by Shout Out UK, a youth network that builds and boosts political engagement.

Question about Rural Drug Trafficking

Today I asked the Attorney General what he was doing to assist local police forces like West Mercia Police and rural agencies to help tackle drug trafficking in rural areas, which affects constituencies like Mid Worcestershire as much as urban towns and cities.

School Funding Meeting

Today I also joined a cross-party group of MPs to meet with West Midlands headteachers to discuss education funding. Myself and my colleagues have been lobbying hard for a real-terms increase in school funding, which I hope the Spending Review delivers on.

Question to the Prime Minister about the Tourism Sector Deal

At Prime Minister's Questions earlier today I asked Theresa May to join me in welcoming the Government's recent Tourism Sector Deal, which will see a greater collaboration between Government and the tourism industry through the creation of new apprenticeships and new Tourism Zones, which will bri

Visit from Harvington First School

I had a lovely afternoon yesterday taking questions from pupils at Harvington CofE First School, where inevitably they asked me who will be the next Prime Minister.

Visit to Blackminster Middle School

It was fantastic to join Blackminster Middle School on Friday afternoon to officially open their new classroom block, which includes two new science labs and a fully refurbished design and technology area.

Afternoon at the Confetti Fields and Evesham Carnival

I had a lovely afternoon on Friday wandering around the confetti fields in Wick, where again it was a delightful spectacle for families and tourists alike to take a few snaps of the colourful fields - it even featured as a piece on BBC News.