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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.

CCTV Kidsgrove

During my general election campaign, I sent out a survey across Kidsgrove and Talke, seeking support for a CCTV upgrade. Over 1,000 people responded to the survey and 95 per cent of people said they backed my plan for a CCTV upgrade.

Support for Cultural, Arts and Heritage Sector

Here's detail on the £1.57 billion investment to protect the UK's world-class cultural, arts & heritage sector:

£1.15 billion support pot for cultural organisations in England delivered through a mix of grants & loans.

A500 Work Compete

Six lanes are now open on a clogged-up stretch of the A500 - after a £17.5 million carriageway widening project finished three months ahead of schedule.

The last line of cones were removed earlier this morning after 16-months of roadworks.

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.

Standing up for Hong Kong

I am appalled that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) have enforced a new security law upon our friends in Hong Kong.

Their new law violates Hong Kong’s autonomy and strangles it’s and the people’s freedoms.

UK-USA Free Trade Agreement

It was great to speak with the US Ambassador, Woody Johnson, alongside the Secretary of State for Internarional Trade, Liz Truss, recently.

More funding for Kidsgrove

Today the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson has announced additional funding to level up Kidsgrove.

The announcement is part of a wider economic package to accelerate infrastructure projects, fuelling jobs and the country’s economic recovery following coronavirus.

Al Fresco Dining and Stoke Ceramics

Today I asked the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Alok Sharma,  about how measures to enable dining outside are essential to help our food and hospitality sector in Stoke-on-Trent, Kidsgrove and Talke.