Voluntary Right to Buy Midlands pilot

Mr James Brokenshire MP, Secretary of State for the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) recently wrote to inform me of the launch of a pilot of the Right to Buy scheme for Housing Association tenants in the Midlands. Please see the attached PDF.

Changes to stroke services in Northamptonshire

Across England in recent years, improvements have been made to stroke services to ensure better outcomes for patients through timely access to safe, high quality treatment and rehabilitation – ensuring the best chances of a full recovery. This includes Northamptonshire.

Are you 'Daventry's' best small shop?

I am calling on all small shopkeepers to enter the Best Small Shops Competition, celebrating the creativity of small shops and the central role they play in the local community.

People's Postcode Lottery funding of up to £20,000

I would encourage all good causes in 'Daventry' to apply for a share of a funding pot worth over £3 million that has been raised by players of People's Postcode Lottery to support projects helping local people.

East Midlands Ambulance service's new 'vision'

East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) is developing a new vision, which will set out a number of long-term ambitions for us to achieve over the next five years and beyond.

Northamptonshire Police crackdown

Northamptonshire Police have launched a new crackdown on serious and organised crime.

Robustly tackling those people involved in gang and drug related crimes will be Northamptonshire Police’s primary focus this summer.

First Time At The Despatch Box

The 18 July was my first time at the despatch box answering oral questions on our future relationship with the European Union in my capacity as the Parliamentary Under Secretary at the Department of Exiting the European Union. 

NFU's Rural Crime Reporting Line

We are very lucky in 'Daventry' to be blessed with stunning countryside. However, as a result, some of the crime that our more rural residents suffer from is unique and must be tackled in slightly different manner to the crime their more urban counterparts experience.

New chief executive appointed to NCC

A new chief executive has been appointed at Northamptonshire County Council.

Theresa Grant has been offered and has accepted the role at the authority on a fixed term two-year contract following a long and distinguished career in local government and health.