News

Launch of the New Office for Veteran's Affairs

This week I received a letter from colleagues announcing the launch of the new Office for Veteran's Affairs.

The Office will pull together all functions of Government and charities to provide the support that we all agree veterans deserve. 

Delegated Legislation Committee

On Tuesday October 18th, I spoke to the Delegated Legislation Committee to consider the draft Heavy Commercial Vehicles in Kent (No. 1) Order 2019. Above is a short clip of my statements. Find a recording of the whole committee meeting here.

NHS Mental Health Taskforce

The NHS has announced a new taskforce that will improve current specialist children and young people’s inpatient mental health, autism and learning disability services in England, providing the strongest possible safety net for families living with the most acute conditions, with rapid improvemen

New Officers for Northamptonshire Police

Northamptonshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Stephen Mold has welcomed the announcement that Northamptonshire Police will be funded to recruit 57 officers by the end of 2020/21.

Cedar Hythe Consultation: Have Your Say

Daventry District Council will be undertaking public consultation on draft design guidance for Cedar Hythe as part of the Conservation Area Appraisal and Management Plan for Chapel Brampton village for a period of six weeks beginning at 10am Monday 7th October 2019.

Government's New Brexit Proposals

On Wednesday the 2nd of October, Boris Johnson sent a letter to Jean-Claude Juncker and the European Council to outline proposals for a new arrangement on the border between Ireland and Northern Ireland. 

Weight Management Service for Adults

Northamptonshire County Council’s Public Health and Wellbeing Team want to know what helps people to lose weight and how that can be applied to weight management programmes in the county.

Real Progress in Northamptonshire Police Force

Chief Constable Nick Adderley today pledged his Force is now moving firmly in the right direction following a critical report on its past performance from the police watchdog.