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Afternoon with the Worcester Warriors

I had the pleasure of visiting Worcester Warriors today at their Sixways Stadium, where I spoke to the Worcester Warriors Community Foundation coaches and staff and had a go, albeit badly, at playing some rugby for myself. The purpose of the day was to highlight the success of Project Rugby, Prem

Supporting Investment in Sport Facilities in Mid Worcestershire

Before heading to #TheTimeIsNow rally yesterday and with Wimbledon underway, I managed to pop along to the Lawn Tennis Association drop-in outside UK Parliament, where I learned more about their plans for greater investment in indoor tennis facilities - including here in Worcestershire.

Joining Residents at the #TimeIsNow March

Yesterday over 10,000 people, including several Mid Worcestershire residents, marched on Parliament to demand that action is taken to tackle the effects of climate change. A reception was later held in the House of Commons with guest speakers including actor James Norton.

Meeting Pupils from St Andrew's CofE School

I had a lovely afternoon yesterday talking to Year 5 pupils from St Andrew's CofE School. It was a pleasure to answer their questions and to meet them during their day in London.

Shout Out UK Event for Youth Participation

Yesterday, on 25th June, I attended the first PoliFest event organised  by Shout Out UK and which combined sport and politics together at an event in Brunel University.

Question about UK Leadership after Brexit

Yesterday in the House of Commons chamber I asked Prime Minister Theresa May, following her EU Council meeting with other European leaders, through what mechanisms will the UK be able to exert leadership on the important issues of climate change and online harms once we leave the EU.

Opening the Droitwich Spa Food & Drink Festival

On Saturday I once again had the honour to officially open the Droitwich Spa Food and Drink Festival in Droitwich. This is a great festival that puts not only Droitwich on the map, but showcases our fantastic local food and beverage offerings.