School cuts across Huddersfield and the UK

I am shocked to see the proposed level of cuts to schools in Huddersfield after 2019/20 through the National Funding Formula. 

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Proudly supporting the This Girl Can campaign

I have lent my support to Sport England's This Girl Can campaign which is helping millions of women and girls get active. 

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Welcoming young students from Huddersfield to Parliament

I had the pleasure of welcoming students from Mount School and from Birkby Junior School to Parliament this month.

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I’m backing breathing space for families in problem debt

With data from the Bank of England showing unsecured household debt rising at its fastest rate since the financial crisis, I am supporting calls for a new scheme to help thousands of families regain control of their finances.

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Frontline Photos from Syria Exhibition

I hosted an exhibition of photographs taken by Huddersfield’s own William Wintercross in Parliament.  I was proud to raise awareness of the plight of the Syrian people and to showcase William’s talent too. 

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My views on the Article 50 Vote

In wake of the Article 50 vote, it is important that I express the reasoning behind my decision and outline my future intentions on what is a hugely important issue.

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Ending Fuel Poverty in Huddersfield

Latest government statistics indicate that there are over 4 million UK households in fuel poverty. Given this, I am proud to support the National Energy Action’s (NEA) campaign to End Fuel Poverty Now.

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Getting the best mobile services for Huddersfield

Mobile services are a vital part of every-day life and it is important that everyone in Huddersfield has access to affordable, quality services.  I have recently received a large number of emails voicing concern regarding the fairness and quality of mobile services and proposed changes by Ofcom. 

 

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Letter on Labour's Leadership

I sent the following to Labour members in Huddersfield explaining why this vote on leadership is so important.

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Apprenticeships: Take your Next Step

Our local careers service is hosting an apprenticeship event for young people and their parents on Thursday 25th August at the John Smith's Stadium between 4pm and 7pm.

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