Q & A with National Citizen Service

The National Citizen Service, delivered by Imagineyoucanuk, delivers a fantastic summer course for lots of young people right across our area every year, and Simon Clarke MP enjoyed meeting lots of this year’s students for a politics Q&A today at Prior Pursglove College.

Celebrating Minersfest's Fantastic Fundraising

Simon Clarke MP had a great evening at Minersfest in Skelton-in-Cleveland on Saturday. This fantastic event raised loads for charity and a good night was had by all. Well done to organiser and general local legend Craig Holmes!

Supporting Guisborough Town F.C.'s FA Cup Heroics

Yesterday Simon Clarke MP had a brilliant time at Guisborough Town F.C., watching keeper Jordan Nixon score with the last kick of the game to rescue an incredible 3-3 draw against Newton Aycliffe in the Extra Preliminary round of the The Emirates FA Cup! 

Next Steps on Plastic Pollution

Two weeks ago I met the wonderful team from Keeping It Clean At Saltburn (pictured) to discuss their work fighting plastic pollution on our beach. This followed my meeting with Roy Smith from Saltburn Beachwatch, who do likewise.

Holding the Government to account on Brexit

Ahead of the crucial Cabinet meeting at Chequers on Friday about our future relationship with the EU, Simon Clarke MP for Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland pressed the Prime Minister to confirm that the UK will not find ourselves in a Norway-style situation after Brexit.

Chaloner Street Market - a Great New Asset for Guisborough!

On Sunday, Simon Clarke MP really enjoyed joining the crowds at the first ever Chaloner Street market in Guisborough. There was a fantastic range of stalls and people loved the atmosphere - Simon said it looks as though this has the potential to become a real institution!

Safe Standing at Football Grounds

I am looking forward to speaking in today’s Parliamentary debate about safe standing at #football grounds, and to paying tribute to the work of all the Boro fans who have been making this case passionately and thoughtfully for a long time.

Working with our local GPs

This week the Prime Minister has announced huge investment in our NHS. By 2023-24, funding will be £20.5 billion/year, or £394 million/week, higher in real terms than it is today.

An Important Update on Cleveland Police

Simon Clarke MP would like to pay tribute to everyone in Lingdale who has come together in the face of the recent crime wave in the village - and thank everyone who has contacted him with evidence about this.