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Public Sector Pay

Public Sector pay is a matter for the budget, not the Queen's Speech.

Labour's attempt to wreck the Queen's speech was a blatant piece of political opportunism to try and bring down the Government and force another election, not a genuine attempt to address public sector pay.

Veterans' Gateway

The recently launched Veterans' Gateway is a a one stop website for veterans and their families offering advice and support with healthcare & housing to employment, finances, relationships & more.

Homeless Initiative Hits the Road

The Bus Shelter MK has acquired a double decker bus, fitted out to provide year round temporary shelter for up to 16 people, offering a warm, safe place to sleep, washing facilities and access to support.

New Appointment at MOD

Whilst my priority is and always will be Milton Keynes, it has been an enormous honour to have been appointed Minister of State for the Armed Forces, effectively the Deputy Secretary of State, which gives me the responsibility of our Armed Forces and Operations at home and abroad.

Securing Strong & Stable Leadership

I support the Prime Minister in her decision to call for a general election. The Conservative Party is committed to implementing the result of the referendum that saw a majority both nationally and locally in MK.

Hot off the Hoof!

Just in case you missed the stampede in MK shopping centre last weekend. Fifty cows for 50 years, what a spectacular way to celebrate a birthday!  Take a look at our magnificent herd.  

All Good News at MKU Hospital

A tour of the MK University Hospital grounds with CEO Joe Harrison gave me an opportunity to see the major developments on the estate.

Ghurka's Longstanding Alliance with UK

A particularly proud moment for me as a former Gurkha officer, was to represent the government this week at the 200th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Nepal and the UK.

Changes for Service Personnel

I am delighted to have announced in parliament this week that the Armed Forces Covenant has made progress with broadband providers for service personnel.

Go to my Facebook page to view the announcement.