Westminster News

Assistance Dogs

I am supporting a campaign to tackle discrimination against guide dog owners organised by the charity Guide Dogs.

Stockport Grammar Visit Parliament

I had a great time meeting Sixth Formers from Stockport Grammar during their visit to Wetsminster. No prizes for guessing the main topic during a brilliant Q&A!

Meeting with Northern

I met with Northern this week to raise accessibility issues for wheelchair users at Cheadle Hulme station, and capacity issues for those using stations across Cheadle including Bramhall, Davenport and Woodsmoor stations. Ahead of the new timetable on Sunday we also discussed the service and timet

NHS Parliamentary Awards

I'm calling for nominees to enter official NHS awards, in recognition of staff who go above and beyond the call of duty.

Cheadle Hulme High School Visit to Parliament

It was great to meet a group from Cheadle Hulme High School for a Q&A in Parliament. I hold sessions like this with a number of schools throughout the year and I was pleased to see young people engaged with the issues of the day as ever!

Supporting Local Shops

I've pledged my support for the 58 convenience stores in the Cheadle constituency at the Association of Convenience Stores’ (ACS) Heart of the Community reception in Parliament, to celebrate the essential role that local shops play in our communities.

Joining a call for action on World Homeless Day

I've joined a call to action for World Homeless Day and added my voice to the ‘Everybody In’ campaign to end homelessness, an initiative by the national homeless charity, Crisis.

New Measures to Make our Streets Safer

Like many residents across Stockport, I’ve enjoyed the summer weather and the opportunity to attend events and spend time with family, and I know how important it is that we all feel safe as we do so.

Lum Head Primary School visit to Parliament

It was an absolute pleasure to welcome pupils from Lum Head Primary School to Parliament today. They took a tour of the historic Palace of Westminster, and also had their chance to quiz me about democracy and my day to day role as an MP.

Happy Birthday NHS

For most people like me, the NHS has been there for many of the good times as well as the difficult times in our lives, and next week will mark 70 years since its creation.