News

Youth unemployment tumbles again in MK

Unemployment figures for people aged 18-24 in Milton Keynes have fallen by 50% in five years according to figures released by the Office for National Statistics.

MK Scam Smart Event - Protecting MK Residents

Both Iain Stewart MP and I feel most strongly that there is an increasing need to inform constituents of the rise in identity theft, the prevalence of cyber-crime and the wide range of fraudulent activity.

UK Commitment in Oman

I had the honour to visit members of our Armed Forces in Iraq, Bahrain and Oman this week.

Plastic Free Parliament

Earlier in the year, Parliament announced a comprehensive range of steps to drastically reduce its consumption of single-use plastics.

YMCA MK - Moving Forward

What a journey MK YMCA have been on! The team should be incredibly proud of what they've achieved. Met with CEO, Simon Green to discuss the exciting plans for their new flagship home in CMK. Find out more here: https://mkymca.com/new-campus/

Working Together for MK Memorial

Huge thanks to Serco staff who painted the flag poles at the CMK war memorial near North Row with the support of local cadets. Visiting the memorial was Victor Evans, Serco, Lt Col Simon Wilkinson and Sarah Gonsalves, MK Council. #WW1 #LestWeForget @BritishArmy

SANTANDER UNVEILS PLANS FOR STATE-OF-THE-ART NEW CAMPUS

Santander announces proposals for significant investment in new office campus
Site set to serve as Santander’s flagship UK technology hub
Plans provide boost for Government’s vision of Cambridge-Milton Keynes-Oxford “growth corridor”

Rough Sleeping Initiative - MK Receives £360K

The Government has announced Milton Keynes Council will receive £360,000 as part of the national Rough Sleeping Initiative.

The new money is in addition to a targeted £30 million fund to support those sleeping rough and those at risk in 83 local authorities with the highest need.

East West Expressway - Corridor Announcement

The Department for Transport announced today their choice of the East West Expressway corridor which has options to pass either west or east of Oxford and is expected to take up to 40 minutes off the journey between the A34 south of Oxford and the M1.  In addition the new link will be built close