Making sure rural areas can access mobile network

Following a number of meetings about poor mobile network coverage in some of the more remote parts of the constituency, the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, Jeremy Wright MP, has made it clear that he is prepared to force network operators to enable roaming between provid

A brighter future for fishing in Filey

I was delighted when the Environment Agency confirmed in January that fishermen will have an extra two months to fish for sea trout in Filey in 2019. This came as excellent news for this wonderful seaside town.

Calling for £120bn for northern roads and rail

From the moment I took my seat in Parliament I have been campaigning for improved investment in northern transport. The gap between what is spent in the North compared to the South is wholly unacceptable.

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 Openreach to develop a fixed wireless strategy for rural areas and work with third party suppliers to deliver holistic solutions.