Town Deal Investment- Call for Projects

As promised, the Government are bringing forward Town Deals, and here in Kidsgrove we are aiming to secure up to £25 million of Town Deal funding from the UK Government to improve our economy.

Personally Speaking

Today my latest ‘Personally Speaking’ column was published on the Stoke on Trent Live page.

Investing in our Local Authority

Back in late April I wrote to Robert Jenrick, Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government and Matt Hancock, Secretary of State for Health & Social Care, asking them to bring back funding to Stoke-on-Trent City Council, and other local authorities, to pre-2014 levels in pu

Boris praises Stoke-on-Trent

Yesterday at the daily Downing Street press conference, Stoke Sentinel report Joe Burn, asked the Prime Minister and his team of advisers about ramping up testing at the bet365 Stadium and the important role patients who have/had COVID-19, at the Royal Stoke University Hospital (University Hospit

Bounce Back Loans

The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, has announced a new loan scheme. A simple, quick, easy solution for those in need of smaller loans.

Congratulations Churchill China

A big well done to Stoke-on-Trent North ceramics manufacturer, Churchill China has been awarded a The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise in the international trade category.

Delivering Food Parcels

On Friday I was joined by my staff (Beth, James, Luke and Shameem), to help deliver food parcels to the elderly and vulnerable across Stoke-on-Trent North, Kidsgrove and Talke.

Key worker Coronavirus Testing

If you are a key worker make sure your employer knows they can apply for you and your family members to be tested for coronavirus.

Most key workers can now be tested. Examples include:

Brown Bin and Tip Update

Earlier this week I wrote to Cllr Abi Brown, Leader of Stoke-on-Trent City Council, asking for a review in policy over waste collection and recycling, due to feedback from constituents across Stoke-on-Trent North.