Joining forces to find a broadband solution for hard-to-reach areas

I have been joined by eight colleagues representing rural constituencies where superfast (30 Mbps) broadband coverage is below 85 per cent to urge the Digital Minister, Matt Hancock, to provide government funding for fixed wireless broadband in the hard-to-reach areas (see map).

My Spring Newsletter

Click here to read my Spring newsletter for an update on some of the latest developments and some of the work I have been doing to serve you as your MP in the constituency and in Parliament. 

Fighting for more money for Thirsk and Malton

I will always stand up for Thirsk and Malton even if that means occasionally speaking out against government proposals.                                       

Sleep-in payments for Careworkers

This week I raised the issue of ‘sleep-in’ payments with both the Chancellor, Philip Hammond, and the First Secretary of State, Damien Green. These are overnight care arrangements, provided by staff that sleep on-site, responding to emergency requests for support.