Westminster News

Africa & UK Collaboration

My recent visit as Armed Forces Minister to Rwanda, Kenya and South Sudan was to promote co-operation with the UK Armed Forces.  Our actions have already had a big impact in these particular countries in supporting them with humanitarian projects and the fight against terrorism.

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.

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.

Big Energy Savings Week

It's time to look at how you can make savings!

Switching to a better energy deal could save you up to £300 a year. It’s also way easier than you think. Get it done today. Then bask in the warm glow of cash savings.

Honour to be reappointed

Delighted to be reappointed as Minister of State for the Armed Forces, a real honour to continue to work with our outstanding servicemen and women and civil servants in Defence.

Visit the Houses of Parliament in 2018?

Have you ever wondered what actually happens within the hallowed halls of Westminster?  Would you like the opportunity to discover the intricate processes and protocols of how parliament represents its citizens? 

Thames Valley Police - £12.7 million funding boost

This week, the Government has announced a substantial £450 million increase in police funding across England and Wales as part of a comprehensive settlement for forces and counter terrorism policing.

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.

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.