Some recycling centres to open

Worcestershire County Council are opening 7 out of the 11 Recycling Centres in the county on Monday (11th May).

Top-up of local business grants

I have been contacted by many businesses and individuals over the past weeks and months and business grants have come up a lot.

Bounce Back Loans open today (4th May)

Bounce Back Loans available from today for small businesses:

✅Borrow between £2,000 and £50,000
✅Easy 7 question form to fill
✅Interest-free first year
✅Repay over 6 years, 2.5% interest rate, no early penalty

More police officers in Worcestershire

I welcome the announcement that 76 police officers have been recruited into the West Mercia police force since the government launched its major recruitment drive in September 2019.

At the despatch box for DCMS Questions

On Monday, I was at the despatch box in a very empty House of Commons Chamber taking questions for the Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.

Bounce Back Loan scheme

Yesterday, the Chancellor announced the Bounce Back Loan scheme, directed at smaller businesses who need funds fast and who have had difficulty with the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loans.

Testing for essential workers

Yesterday, the Health Secretary announced that Coronavius testing would be extended to all essential workers who have symptoms:

Thank you for everything you're doing

This video is my way of showing my huge appreciation for everyone in my constituency who has helping during this crisis - whether that's by staying home and saving lives, continuing your hard work as a key worker, the councils who have been fantastic in coordinating efforts and of course, the eme