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April 7, 2019

Here's a little update taken from my newsletter outlining my view on Brexit. If you want to receive a weekly update from me, then sign up to my newsletter! 

Brexit update (again - it's dragging on a bit!)

Another busy week in Westminster as you may have seen, and another frustrat...

April 6, 2019

I am a member of the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Youth Affairs which helps to raise the profile of issues that affect young people. 

This week the APPG has produced a new cross-party report which calls for the Government to act to secure essential services...

April 5, 2019

On Wednesday morning my focus was on our schools and education across Mansfield and Warsop.

The Education Committee held an accountability session with two Government Ministers which was a good opportunity to ask them about education funding and other issues.

You can watch my que...

April 4, 2019

Good news earlier this week as the Government announced more funding to tackle potholes and improve our roads.

£858,967 of funding will be allocated to tackle potholes and improve road quality in Nottinghamshire. 

The funding has been announced by Transport Secretary Chris G...

April 3, 2019

Good to discuss fracking and the 'traffic light' system of measuring seismic activity at the All Party Group on the Impact of Shale Gas on Tuesday. 

Discussion focused on the effects of fracking-induced seismicity and fracking regulations, whether the traffic light monitoring sy...

April 3, 2019

At the start of the year the Government published the NHS Long Term Plan. The plan sets out the ambitions for the next ten years of the NHS in England.

Following the publication of the plan, each local area has been asked to develop their own plan for the implementation of this...

April 2, 2019

A great opportunity is available from the British Council for exceptional leaders aged 18-35 to join a group 50 young people from around the world in a ten-day programme to learn from policy experts and inspirational leaders.

The Future Leaders Connect programme will include mee...

April 1, 2019

My article from the Daily Telegraph on Wednesday March 27th. Original text here.

The media descended on my Mansfield constituency in the Spring of 2017. It featured almost daily on the news or in the papers when the Conservative party were 20 points ahead in the polls, but as...

April 1, 2019

Good news this week as changes to both the National Living Wage and tax thresholds come into force. 

157,000 people in East Midlands working on the National Living Wage have received a 5% pay rise today. This is worth an extra £690 over the course of the year, which is the bigge...

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