ITV News - Golden Years!

The momentum is building for the start of Milton Keynes year long programme of events.  ITV News has recognised MK's 50th birthday with a report on our innovative "new town".

Celebrations for MK at 50!

Happy Birthday Milton Keynes! On 23rd January we'll be celebrating our 50th anniversary with an exciting year long programme of events.

BBC comes to MK for Christmas

I was delighted to be asked to take part in the Christmas edition of the BBC Sunday Politics Show last week.  The added bonus was they decided to record it in Milton Keynes!.  Here's another chance to watch the interview with myself and Pete Marland, Leader of Milton Keynes Council.

Points of View

The final of the MK School's Debating competition took place last night in parliament with Ousedale School of Newport Pagnell being judged as overall winners.

MK Gets Mooving!

Milton Keynes is synonymous for its concrete cows and what better way to celebrate our 50th birthday than to parade fifty life-size cows at well-known landmarks around the city.

Cranfield University Sign Up

I was delighted to be able to meet with Sir Peter Gregson, Vice Chancellor of Cranfield University, to sign the Armed Forces Covenant.

MKU Hospital - Pursuing Excellence

I am extremely happy to hear of the incredible efforts made by MKU Hospital in achieving an upgraded rating of "Good" in the recent CQC report.

Guide Dogs Seek Equality

Always great to see Guide Dogs in Parliament and I have offered my support for their campaign to ensure taxi and minicab drivers receive disability equality training once they receive their licence.