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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.

Introduction of the ‘Breathing Space’ to Relieve Those in Debt

The Government are delivering on the commitment to introduce a new ‘Breathing Space’ for people struggling with problem debt, giving them the time and support they need to get their finances under control and get away from the stress debt can cause.

National Thank a Teacher Day

Today is Thank a Teacher Day, and I would like to pay tribute to teachers across Daventry, whose hard work means that more children are gaining the education they need to get on in life.   

Changes to Blue Badges

Last week, I received a letter from the Rt. Hon. Chris Grayling Secretary of State at the Department for Transport regarding the changes to eligibility criteria and a review of enforcement. I welcome these changes and I hope it helps to improve disabled peoples lives.

Potential Broadband Upgrade in Moulton

High speed broadband has been a service that has only been available to a small proportion of rural communities. Gigaclear are a firm that specialises in bringing this service to rural areas and so far, with local government funding, a few households in Mouton have been able to benefit.

Net Zero: Ending the UK’s Contribution to Global Warming

For many years now, the UK has been a world leader in reducing carbon emissions and tackling climate change, faster than any other country in the G20. Over half of the UK’s energy are from low carbon sources, with clean energy making up 37% of our total energy budget.