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Helping to secure improvements at Thirsk and Malton stations

I have been campaigning hard to help secure improved access and parking at two train stations in my constituency. I have raised these issues with TransPennine Express and intervened to facilitate negotations with local landowners.

MPs call for rural roaming to tackle mobile blackspots

Today I have secured the support of a cross-party group of 75 MPs to ask the Government to make a requirement that network operators enable roaming between providers to improve mobile coverage in rural areas.

The Chancellor paints a bright future post Brexit

I very much welcome the Chancellor’s Spring Statement which shows that, despite the challenges over Brexit, the economy is resilient creating jobs and delivering the fastest rate of wage growth in over a decade.

Malton company on verge of plastic recycling breakthrough

I am hugely inspired by the work of Hydramotion, a world leading designer and manufacturer of a range of advanced sensors based in Malton. They specialise in the measurement of the thickness of liquids, also called viscosity, and are involved in everything from chocolate to cancer drugs.