News

Refuge Domestic Abuse Helpline

I am getting in touch to share some exciting news. As of today, Refuge is running the Freephone 24-Hour National Domestic Abuse Helpline as sole provider.

Environment Agency Waters Consultation

The Environment Agency is launching a consultation on 24th October seeking views on the challenges our waters face and the choices we all need to make to improve and protect this precious resource.  
 

Future Free Trade Agreements

Last month, The Prime Minister negotiated an excellent Withdrawal Agreement which will allow us to leave the EU. Once this deal is put into action and we’ve left the Single Market and Customs Union, we will be able to strike new trade deals with countries all around the world.

Questions at the Despatch Box

This week, I took questions from members of the House about various issues under my brief as Minister of State for Transport.

My Support for Byfield Medical Centre

I have received a great deal of correspondence from constituents on the Byfield Medical Centre recently and its application. I am aware of the overwhelming opinion being in favour of this new development and I share the view that this is a project which is seriously worthy of new funding.

Bank of England Annual School Blog Competition

The Bank of England (BofE) is looking for secondary schools and colleges from Daventry to take part in their annual school blog competition which they run in conjunction with the Financial Times. 

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.