Desecration of War Memorials Bill

Every war memorial in every village, every town and every city across our country is sacred and serves to remind us of the immeasurable gratitude that we must afford to our armed forces, both past and present.

Education in Stoke-on-Trent

It was a pleasure to sit in and intervene in the debate this afternoon, hosted by my friend and MP for Stoke-on-Trent South, Jack Brereton MP,  on the standards of education in Stoke-on-Trent.

Burslem Selected for National Scheme

I was delighted to hear earlier this week that my application for the UK Finance Access to Cash Pilot has been accepted and Burslem is one of the few areas that has been chosen.

Our Unsung Heroes

I have been going out and about across Stoke-on-Trent North, Kidsgrove and Talke, handing out ‘Our Unsung Heroes’ certificates to those nominated you nominated.

School Catch Up Fund

A huge £1 billion catch up fund has been put together to target tutoring at two million of the most “left behind kids" and for schools to use it in the way they see fit to support students with the impact of coronavirus.

Bid for Access to Cash Pilot Scheme Accepted

On 12th May, Member of Parliament for Stoke-on-Trent North, Kidsgrove and Talke, Jonathan Gullis sent an application to UK Finance, in the hopes Stoke-on-Trent could be part of their Access to Cash Pilot.

Ceramics at the heart of the UK-EU Free Trade Agreement

Yesterday I was able to thank the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, Michael Gove,  for standing by the overwhelming majority of residents in Stoke-on-Trent North, Kidsgrove and Talke, by not extending the transition period, confirming we are leaving the EU, deal or no deal, on the 31st Decemb

Free School Meals Extended Over Summer

With many students not returning before September 2020 and taking into account the cost COVID-19 will have on people’s jobs, it seems only right we extend the Free School Meal vouchers to support vulnerable families over the summer holidays as a one off.