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Proposed Improvement Scheme to the Northampton Cliftonville Corridor

Northamptonshire Highways are consulting on a proposed improvement scheme to the Northampton Cliftonville Corridor.

​Northamptonshire is currently experiencing significant growth, with over 30,000 new homes planned up to 2031, creating opportunity for 15,000 new jobs.

Update on the Oxford-Cambridge Arc

I have recently received an update on the Oxford-Cambridge Arc from Lord Henley PC, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. 

Local Policing Update

Sam Dobbs, Neighbourhood Policing Sergeant for Daventry District has recently published a local policing update. 

I do hope that you all find it very informative!

Back in Government

On July 25th 2019 I was appointed as a Minister of State at the Department for Transport. I am delighted to have been asked to serve in Her Majesty’s Government by the new Prime Minister, Boris Johnson. 

A Big Thank You to Teachers

In and around the area of Daventry in 2010 there were 7,465 children in schools rated good or outstanding. Now this figure is 11,101, which is a huge boost of 3,636 children who are in higher rated schools now than they would have been 9 years ago.

A New Kind of Political Spin

Influential MPs and politicians from around the world including Mashrafe Mortaza, captain of Bangladesh’s World Cup side and current MP, Mohammad Azharuddin, former Indian Test Captain and current MP, and potentially also Imran Khan, former Pakistan Cricket World Cup winning captain and current P

Inter-Parliamentary Cricket World Cup

As many of you may be aware, for the last 6 months, myself, my team, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Cricket have been working tirelessly organising an event in conjunction with the Cricket World Cup (CWC), the Inter-Parliamentary Cricket World

Support for Guide Dogs

Last Week, I supported a campaign to tackle discrimination against guide dog owners at an event in Parliament organised by the charity Guide Dogs.

Disabled Persons Railcard

I am encouraging more disabled people in Daventry to travel by train using the Disabled Persons Railcard, which offers a third off journeys.