Statement on British Airways

Because of our close proximity to Manchester Airport, the situation with British Airways is something that is of particular concern to me.

Revolutionising the planning system will protect our green spaces

The Conservative Manifesto last year made a number of promises around planning and development.  We pledged to reach our target of building 300,000 homes a year by the mid-2020s, simplify the planning system and most importantly make sure that homes are built in the right places and in a way that

Go out, eat out, help out

In order to protect public health and save lives, our Government has asked that we follow stay at home advice as much as possible since late March.

I will stand by our travel industry

Located in the adjoining constituency, Manchester Airport employs more than 650 of my constituents. There are many more who are involved with the travel industry, supporting the industry is incredibly important to me and those I represent.


We must look after all aspects of our health

Over the past ten weeks our NHS has battled Coronavirus, and the Government has supported millions of jobs and businesses whilst we have observed instructions to ’Stay Home’ to save lives.

Backing business through the crisis

Much has changed in the four weeks since I last wrote this column. The country has been ‘locked down’ for more than a month with the end date as yet unknown. Our communities have come together like never before.