News

Droitwich Spa FC

I had a very productive meeting with professional footballer David Stockdale and Wayne Oliver to discuss exciting plans for Droitwich Spa FC and Droitwich sport in general. I look forward to doing whatever I can to help them fulfil their exciting plans for football and sport in the town.

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.

Pancake morning and Civic Service

My weekend started with a very enjoyable visit to the pancake morning at Evesham Baptist Church. The annual event is held as part of Fairtrade Fortnight and we had some productive discussions over chocolate pancakes about how the Fairtrade initiative can be supported. 

Visit to Buzz Electrical & Ellenden Farmshop

I had the pleasure of visiting Buzz Electrical in Evesham on Friday, which was celebrating its 20th anniversary. I particularly enjoyed meeting the team - many of whom had participated in Buzz Electrical's award winning apprenticeship programme. 

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.

Government announces new youth voice projects

I welcome the announcement from the Minister for Civil Society – Mims Davies – that young people aged 10-25 will now be able to shape national policy through three new youth voice projects.

Consultation on disabled toilet facilities

Last week the Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) and the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) announced plans for a joint consultation on improving Changing Places toilets in specific new, large buildings.