Olney Bowling Club

A heart warming sight at Olney Bowling Club was to witness the more senior members sharing their skills and knowledge of the game with those as young as eight years old.  

Love Where You Live

After months of planning, McDonald’s in Milton Keynes have announced more information on their biggest Love Where You Live event yet, with their annual 24-hour, 24-mile litter picking event taking place on Tuesday 24 July.  Now, they are calling for as many volunteers as possible to turn out duri

Unauthorised Travellers Encampments

An increase in unauthorised traveller encampments has become a real concern for residents across MK.

Superintendent Yvette Finch has assured me that Thames Valley Police are taking the matter seriously and working closely with the Council and other partners.

Homelessness Roundtable - Open Discussions

I recently held another in my series of housing roundtables.

The focus was on affordable housing and it was an incredibly insightful meeting with representatives of housing associations, developers and the MK Homelessness Partnership.

Soapbox Science in MK

MK hosts an innovative public platform for increasing the visibility of women in science, in the most unlikeliest of places - our shopping centre!

Meet remarkable women in science standing on a soapbox amazing passers-by with their latest discoveries and their passion for science.

It's Thank a Teacher Day!

I'd like to pay tribute to teachers across Milton Keynes on "Thank a Teacher Day", whose hard work means that more children are gaining the skills and knowledge they need to get on in life.


Always great to meet up with Darren on MKFM.  This morning I'm talking about the NHS, Homelessness and last nights emotional game!

Boost for MK Rough Sleepers

The Government has provided Milton Keynes Council with £240k to boost the immediate support available to people living on the streets and help them into accommodation.

Update: MK Bus Shelter

Adopted as the Mayor’s charity of the year, MK Bus Shelter is now fully operational, offering shelter and support to six people who would otherwise be living on our streets.

Behind the Mask!

I'm asked to do many things in my role as an MP.  This has to be the strangest yet the most relaxing!