MP's Fight Against Plastic

A deposit return scheme to increase recycling rates and slash the amount of waste polluting our land and seas will be introduced subject to consultation later this year, it was confirmed yesterday.

Pothole Funding for MK

Good to hear that Milton Keynes Council will receive an additional £400k from the Government to repair potholes. It's an issue that has been filling up my inbox in recent weeks.

First Export MK Is Launched

Our inaugural event to encourage MK businesses to export was held on Friday (23rd March) and was hailed a big success and we plan for it to return next year. 

Honoured to be a Privy Counsellor

I am deeply honoured to become the first Member of Parliament from Milton Keynes to be sworn in as a member of the Queen’s Privy Council.

Baby Love!

We have a local unsung hero in our midst, in the name of Carol Duncombe. 

Dizzy Olympic Heights

I was invited to try a spot of indoor climbing by 14 year old Megan Wyatt.  Not one to shy away from a challenge, I was ready to give it a try.

Firefighters Apprenticeship Scheme

It was an enlightening visit to Buckinghamshire Fire and Rescue’s Broughton Fire Station last week to meet some of their apprentices during National Apprenticeship Week. 

Welcomed Funding for MK Council

Parliament this week (Wednesday 7 February 2018) approved the funding settlement for English local authorities that will see a real terms increase in available resources over the next two years and give them access to over £200 billion from 2015 to 2020 to deliver the high-quality services their