News

Government Invests in the Post Office Network

Government has announced £370 million of funding to secure the future of the Post Office Network- offering access to a wide range of important services to millions of customers and small businesses up and down the country. Under Labour, more than 7,300 post offices closed across the UK.

Inspiring the Next Generation of Engineers

I'm pledging my support for a national campaign to get more young people into engineering, joining government and industry in a united effort to tackle a major skills gap.

Surprise, Surprise!

Dropped into Olney Middle School this morning to surprise one unsuspecting pupil.

With her Mum and Dad hiding in the wings, Emily was shocked to learn that she had been chosen as the winner of my annual Christmas card design competition.

East West Rail Announcement

The Secretary of State for Transport, Chris Grayling MP has visited Milton Keynes to announce the creation of the East West Rail Company.

Keeping the City of Culture Bid Alive

Following the news that the EU Commission would no longer be accepting bids from UK cities for the European Capital Culture 2023, myself and Iain Stewart MP have upped the fight to keep hopes of hosting the award alive.

Budget is Good News for Housing

In this week’s budget the Chancellor announced a series of measures to help first time buyers get on the housing ladder, increase availability of affordable homes and ease the pressures in the housing market.

The budget included:

Pub Tour Continues

There’s no better way to understand and discuss the issues of the day over a pint and I’m looking forward to my next stop at The Robin Hood in Clifton Reynes on Friday, 15th December.  I look forward to seeing you between 6 - 7pm. .

 

BBC Sunday Politics Show

I was delighted to take part in the BBC East Sunday Politics show yesterday talking about RegenerationMK, the Budget and Police funding.