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Law and Order in Stoke North

Last week I held a face to face catch up with Chief Inspector Mark Barlow, Neighbourhood Policing Commander for Stoke North.

Trade Bill, The NHS and the truth

Lots of queries about the Trade Bill, so whilst I've already said that these amendments about the NHS were just party political games, let me prove this to you using some text from the Bill itself.

Great Pottery Thrown Down

Earlier this month I wrote the Channel 4, urging them to continue filming the The Great British Pottery Throw Down at Middleport Pottery.

COVID-19 Test Result

As promised I thought I would share my test results, which I got within 24 hours, from the drive thru test at the bet365 Stadium.

I’m pleased to say it came back negative, as I expected.

Please make sure you get tested if you, a family member or a loved one, is ever concerned.

The BBC must deliver for Over75's

I have expressed time and again that I believe the BBC has a lot to answer for and I personally favour decriminalising non payment of the Licence Fee as soon as possible, and at the next BBC Charter Review for 2027, I believe the Licence Fee should be scrapped.

COVID-19 Testing at the Stoke-on-Trent Regional Testing Centre

Today I joined Trentham Councillor Daniel Jellyman, and Goldenhill & Sandyford Councillor & GP, Chandra Kanneganti for a visit at Stoke-on-Trent’s Regional Test Centre at the bet365 Stadium.

There is capacity for 2302 tests PER DAY to be undertaken here.

Buy British, Buy Stoke-on-Trent

Today in Business Questions to the Leader of the House of Commons, Jacob Rees-Mogg, I raised the challenges around Government and Parliamentary procurement.

Thank You to our Pharmacists

Yesterday I visited Waterloo Pharmacy in Cobridge to say thank you to the amazing team for their hard working and dedication during COVID-19.

Brexit Extension Debate

Today I took part with many Conservatives colleagues in the opposition day debate, brought forward by the SNP, titled “Effect of the Covid-19 pandemic on negotiations for a future UK-EU relationship”.