News

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.

Challenging Fundraising Fees in Parliament

On Tuesday 28th November, I led a debate in Westminster Hall on charitable giving and fundraising websites which have made, and continue to make, a great contribution to the charity sector in the UK.

Bramhall High's Fundraising Fair

It was great to visit Bramhall High School On Friday 24th November to meet Headteacher Lynne Fox and Holly, Catherine and Natalie, dedicated members of the PTA setting up for the Christmas Fair the following day.