Westminster News

Unemployment at a 43 Year Low

Figures published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) showed unemployment in Milton Keynes North and across the UK fell yet again in December.

Brexit: My Approach

Following last week’s vote in Parliament and the ongoing impasse on Brexit, I thought this an appropriate time to update constituents with my proposed approach.

Pensions Cold Calling Ban

Following on from my Scam Smart event last month, I'm delighted to announce the pensions cold calling ban comes into effect today. The ban will help people stay protected and ensure pensioners have dignity and security in retirement, with fines of £500,000 fines for scammers.

NHS Long Term Plan

Our #NHSLongTermPlan will protect the health service now and for generations to come – ensuring the NHS is always there for you and your family. The Government will be spending an extra £20.5 billion a year in real terms by 2023-24, with every penny spent well.

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.

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.

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