Championing disability

Very pleased yesterday to have been appointed the parliamentary champion for the Conservative Disability Group at their AGM. Means a lot to me! 

Our country won’t reach its potential until everyone who has a disability is able and empowered to fulfil their potential.

Walkabout in Central Ward

Great business walkabout in central Peterborough talking about the #Budget2020 and business response to Coronavirus with Khazar Suleman for Central Ward. Super welcome from the community and resilient business owners - they make me #proudofpeterborough

We need more cardiac services in Peterborough

It shouldn’t be the case that Peterborough and Fenland patients are routinely sent to Cambridge for angioplasty and other cardiac services - I want to see some of these services delivered locally in #Peterborough and have asked the Secretary of State Matt Hancock to support me.

Autism friendly Peterborough

#Autism is a condition whose time has come - I want #Peterborough to become an autism friendly City and the Government to quicken time to diagnosis and increase training for frontline staff.

Saving pubs in Peterborough

Today I met with CAMRA - the Campaign for Real Ale to back a campaign to cut beer duty to save pubs in #Peterborough and beyond. #saveourpubs

Witch-hunt against veterans must end

Peterborough has a strong military tradition. Many former members of our armed forces live in our city, including veterans of various conflicts stretching back to the Second World War.

Read full article here

That was quite the week

Islamophobia, wrestling, social care and meeting Peterborough’s Poet Laureate. #proudofpeterborough

City Fibre visit

Great to visit City Fibre today at their building just off Lincoln Road. The roll out of gigabit-capable full fibre infrastructure to nearly every home and business in #Peterborough is crucial for my City’s economy!