People's Postcode Lottery Funds: Applications Open


Applications are currently open for local charities and organisations in Daventry to apply for one of four People's Postcode Lottery Funds - for grants between £500 and £20,000.

Until 19th August, interested organisations can apply to one of the funding projects below: 

Byfield Good Neighbour Scheme: HS2 CEF Funding

The HS2 Community & Environment Fund (CEF) gives local communities and businesses disrupted by the construction of HS2 the opportunity to receive funding for projects to improve their local area or support their local economy.

Overstone Lakes Caravan Park

I've had a lot of correspondence in recent weeks from constituents residing at Overstone Lakes Caravan Park. 

Trade Bill 2020: Statement

A number of misleading posts are currently circulating on social media with regard to the Trade Bill and our NHS, and I believe it’s important to set the record straight on this issue.

Plan For Jobs 2020

Today the Chancellor announced the Plan for Jobs 2020 Update, a £30 billion set of policy measures intended to combat the economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic in the UK. A summary of these policies can be found below, with more information available on the Government website at

Transport Questions

It was great to be back at the despatch box today, answering questions about the changes and improvements we’re making to the transport sector following the impact of coronavirus.

NHS Staff: Weekly Testing

A few people have asked about NHS staff testing, following a vote in the House of Commons on an Opposition Day Motion earlier this week.

Local Heroes

Daventry is very lucky to have so many hard-working and supportive local volunteers, and the submissions for Volunteers’ Week 2020 have shown how much community spirit and kindness we really do see every day.