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.

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.