News

Visit to Hussingtree Gin

Yesterday, I was lucky enough to have a wonderful tour of Hussingtree Gin.  They are a fantastic company who make gin inspired by the flavours of Worcestershire. 

Amongst their flavours are plum, juneberry, bumbleberry and - of course - award winning asparagus gin. A must try!

Supporting Local Pubs

I recently received an award for backing the campaign “Long Live the Local”. I joined other MPs in supporting Britain’s national drink backed up by the Government freezing duty on beer, cider and spirits for another year, saving people 2p on every pint and 30p on a bottle of Scotch or gin.

Appointment as Assistant Government Whip

After seven weeks of campaigning across the country, Boris Johnson has been elected as the new leader of the Conservative Party and, subsequently, our new Prime Minister.

Trade Delegation Visit to Washington DC

Over the past week I have been fortunate enough to represent the Conservatives in a cross-party delegation visit to the United States, where we had various meetings with Senators and Congressmen in which we talked about our future trading arrangements as well as the US-UK Special Relationship.

Statement on Boris Johnson's Election as Leader of the Conservative Party

After seven weeks of campaigning across the country, Boris Johnson has been elected as the new leader of the Conservative Party and, subsequently, our Prime Minister. I warmly welcome Mr Johnson to his new role and wish him well for the months ahead, as we prepare to leave the European Union.

Question about Traffic Management Systems

Last week in the UK House of Commons, I asked the Department for Transport Minister, Michael Ellis, what the Government was doing to help growing towns like Droitwich Spa and Evesham with their traffic management systems to help ease congestion.

Attending the Disability Benefits Consortium’s Report Launch

Last week in Parliament I attended the Disability Benefits Consortium’s (DBC) report launch where, in conjunction with over 80 charities, they provided recommendations of how Government could improve the support available for disabled people in receipt of welfare.

Attending the Dormant Assets Scheme Reception

Earlier this week, I had the pleasure of meeting Michael Sheen along with Economic Secretary John Glen MP earlier this week to talk about how the Government's Dormant Assets Scheme can help support people access reputable financial credit.