Welcoming New Investment In Our Local Schools

For too many years schools across our area have received less funding per pupil than the national average, and I have campaigned to end the historically unfair formula which placed Stockport in the lowest funded Local Authorities.

Cheshire Zest Fun Day

I enjoyed chatting to local businesses today at Cheshire Zest's Fun Day at Manchester Rugby Club. Thanks to Mel for organising!

Questioning the Secretary of State on Charities and Free Trade

On Wednesday, I questioned the Secretary of State for International Development, Priti Patel, on what measures her department is taking to ensure we promote free trade in our efforts to alleviate poverty, and how small charities in the UK are being supported as part of our aid programme. 

The Big Bramhall Tea Party

On Friday 7th July, local residents made their way to St Michaels Parish Church in Bramhall for some tea and scones at the Big Bramhall Tea Party.

Contaminated Blood Inquiry

I welcome the announcement by the Prime Minister that there will be a public inquiry into the contaminated blood scandal, which in the 1970s and 1980s saw thousands of people exposed to potentially fatal diseases after requiring blood transfusions.

Israel and Palestinian Talks

Mary Robinson (Cheadle) (Con)

I am pleased to follow the hon. Member for Birmingham, Northfield (Richard Burden).

Gatley Festival 2017

On Sunday I attended the Gatley Festival, where I enjoyed chatting to local residents, watching the parade, and helping the local Conservative Association with their tombola, which raised £150 for the Mayor’s Charity, which will benefit three local charities in Stockport.