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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.

Northamptonshire Police on the recent traveller issues

After receiving a response from Daventry District Council (DDC) regarding travellers in Daventy Town, I have recently received a further response from Emily Evans, Governance Assistant at Northamptonshire Police.

Problems with waste services

I have recently received a great deal of correspondence about the waste services being provided by Daventry District Council (DDC). I share many of your concerns about this matter. With this in mind, I have asked for an update on the matter and asked what DDC is doing to resolve the situation.

Travellers in Daventry Town

It has recently come to my attention that many constituents in the Daventry Town area have become concerned by a group of travellers.

Update on changes to Northamptonshire Library Service

Northamptonshire County Council approved proposals in February to decommission 21 libraries in the county and offer these libraries to community groups to take on and run as independent libraries outside of statutory control.