News & Updates

Canals, a Starlight Walk and a Touch of Paint

Last weekend I was delighted to be invited to visit “When the Canal came to Rushall” – a wonderful display of photographs and memorabilia organised by the Rushall Development Group. ...

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Summer Newsletter

Since I was elected in May I have been working hard to represent people across all parts of the constituency: Aldridge, Brownhills, High Heath, Pelsall, Rushall, Shelfield, Streetly and Walsall ...

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View from Westminster: Local Newspaper Column

When the House of Commons is in summer recess it means that Parliamentary business such as debates in the Chamber, questions to Ministers, work on Select Committees and voting on ...

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The Hothouse, Heart Care and Community Showcases

This week I was invited to the Hothouse on the Redhouse Estate to meet with the National Citizen Service Team who will be helping to bring some improvements to the ...

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Armed Forces Parliamentary Scheme update

Last month I joined the Armed Forces Parliamentary Scheme, a programme designed to give Members of Parliament a greater understanding of the Armed Forces and the chance to meet with ...

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Aldridge Fire Station, Walsall Housing Group & Severn Trent Water visits

This week I met with Lewis Lane and the members of Blue Watch at Aldridge Fire Station and enjoyed hearing about all of their community work helping to fight fires. It ...

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View from Westminster: Local Newspaper Column

One of the local issues landing in my inbox in recent weeks, with increasing frequency, is one which many readers will be aware of: that of unauthorised traveller encampments which ...

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Aldridge Youth Fellowship

Friday evening and time to pop in to the Aldridge Youth Fellowship at the new Parish Centre. It was a fun night, if at times a little frantic, observing from ...

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View from Westminster: Local Newspaper Column

Last week brought Summer Budget Day and all eyes were on the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, and what he was going to do about tax rates, welfare spending ...

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NFU, St John’s Primary School & Air Cadets

It was good to meet with local farmers and the National Farmers Union and discuss many of the issues affecting farming locally and nationally. It’s important that we back British ...

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