Work to stop flooding in Sherburn starts in March

I am delighted that, after a long campaign to find a solution, work to stop the flooding problems which regularly occur in Sherburn village near Malton will begin as early as next week. It will be carried out alongside the much needed crossroad junction improvements.  

Campaigning for 'advance fares' tickets for all Northern routes

Today I have written to the Transport Secretary, Grant Shapps MP, urging him to introduce a system of 'advance fares' between all northern rail stations over a distance of around 40 miles when he takes over the running of Northern Rail next month.

Congratulation to our Heat Hero

Many congratulations to Emma Blackburn who won a Heat Hero award in the Houses of Parliament for her work supporting vulnerable residents access funding to heat their homes across my constituency. These include the Ryedale Energy Saver scheme and North Yorkshire Warm Homes Fund.

Supporting primary school’s bid to retain Research School status

Following a visit to Settrington All Saints’ Church of England Primary School in Malton I have promised to campaign for more resources to ensure that ‘opportunity area’ funding designed to support disadvantaged children in education continues - work that is supported by Settrington in its role as