News

#HeldBack Campaign

Making education accessible for all is vital if we are to ensure that every child reaches their full potential. I was proud to support the National Autistic Society campaign for a national autism and education strategy, to ensure that being autistic is no reason for a child to be #HeldBack

Holocaust Educational Trust Book of Commitment

I have joined many other colleagues in signing the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment, and in doing so have pledged my commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day and honouring those who were murdered during the Holocaust, as well as paying tribute to the extraordinary Holocaust survivors

Standing up for Greater Manchester at PMQs

I was pleased that the Government committed £24 million to support Manchester following the terrorist attack at the Manchester Arena last year. This includes money for the emergency services, social care, and mental health support.

Visit to No1 Copperpot Credit Union

It was great to meet Caroline & Debbie at No1 Copperpot Credit Union in Cheadle earlier today to hear about the financial support and services they provide to the Police Family.

Visit to Stuarts Property Services

This morning it was a pleasure to visit Stuarts Property Services in Cheadle, to meet their team and to discuss issues surrounding tenant fees and renting.

Visit to Stockport Jobcentre

It was great to visit Stockport Jobcentre to meet such a positive team. Staff told me that they are reaching vulnerable people who they wouldn’t have reached in the past, meaning that long-term issues relating to poverty can begin to be addressed.

Boost for Police Funding

I welcome news of a substantial £450 million increase in police funding across England and Wales.

England's Best Ever Reading Results

I welcome recent figures which show that reforms to the national curriculum have seen the best reading standards in England for over 15 years.

Cheadle Mosque Visit to Parliament

I was delighted to meet with Lord Nick Bourne and members from Cheadle Mosque in Parliament. We had an insightful discussion on the work they are doing in the community.

Light Up Bramhall

It was lovely to join the Mayor of Stockport Cllr Linda Holt and Bramhall South & Woodford Councillors Mike Hurleston, Brian Bagnall and John McGahan at Light Up Bramhall for a brilliant evening to kick off the festive season.