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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).

We did it - all 42 miles!

Last weekend, my wife Nikki, son Charlie and I joined ten others on the Lyke Wake Walk to raise money and awareness for Sands, the Stillbirth and Neonatal Death charity.

From Holy Island to Rome…..

Today I caught up with Farndale constituent Stuart Nelson at Castle Howard where he took a break from his 1850 mile journey from Holy Island to Rome in aid of Yorkshire Air Ambulance.

Eye health care needs to become a priority

I was delighted to attend an APPG parliamentary reception on Eye Health and Visual Impairment to hear more about its report following an inquiry into health services for eye care.