United at last and closer than ever to our own devolution deal

Today I chaired a very upbeat and constructive meeting of the APPG for Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire held outside Westminster in one of the City of York’s buildings for the first time. I am confident that we will soon reach agreement for our own Yorkshire devolution deal.

Sign up now to keep Thirsk and Malton clean

Today I attended the Great British Spring Clean parliamentary lunch with Keep Britain Tidy. We were reminded of the success of the first “Clean for the Queen” campaign in 2016, to mark Her Majesty’s 90th birthday, which has now has become an annual event.

A boost for local post offices in Thirsk and Malton

It’s good news that the government has today announced £370 million to extend opening hours, cut queue times and protect rural branches of local post offices. Our local Post Office branches are at the heart of communities right across Thirsk and Malton.