Social Mobility Debate and Education Funding

Yesterday I signalled that any candidate who wants to lead the Conservative Party must ensure that investment in education is one of their top priorities as Prime Minister, in order to boost social mobility.

Welcoming the 2050 Net Zero Target

It is excellent news this morning that the UK will aim for net zero carbon emissions by 2050, the first major economy to do so. 

Meeting with Midlands Connect about the A46

I had a very productive meeting this morning to discuss the A46 and the Midlands Rail Hub with Simon Statham, Head of Technical Programmes at Midlands Connect.

Visit to Parliament by Claines CofE Primary School

Today I had a brilliant time talking to Year 5 and Year 6 pupils from Claines CofE Primary School, where I answered their questions following their day with the UK Parliament's education service.

I hope they enjoyed their day in London, despite the rainy weather!

Second Anniversary of Grenfell Tower fire

Today on 10th June, I attended an emotional event in the Speaker's Rooms in the House of Commons to commemorate the second anniversary of the Grenfell Tower fire.

Visit to Bretforton House Farm

On Friday I had the pleasure of visiting Bretforton House Farm, where I had a productive afternoon talking to NFU members and joined the Appleby family on a tour of the farm where they produce the great-tasting Spot Loggins Farmhouse ice cream made from organic milk. 

Visit to Parliament by Badsey First School

Whilst I was in the constituency on Friday, Badsey First School had a brilliant time visiting UK Parliament and its education centre - where they learned more about democracy and voting.

Evening in Support of the Midlands Air Ambulance Charity

On Friday evening, I had the pleasure of listening the Kidderminster Male Voice Choir and the West Midlands Fire Service Band at the Chateau Impney in Droitwich Spa. The proceeds of the evening will be going to the Midlands Air Ambulance Charity.