Fair Treatment for Our Veterans

Many of you have written to me to protest about the shameful witch hunt of too many of our veterans who served in Northern Ireland. Former soldiers, many of them elderly, are having their lives turned upside down by the threat of prosecution.

Teesside could lead the Hydrogen Energy Revolution

Yesterday I was invited to speak at the launch of a new report by Policy Exchange on how Hydrogen could be used as the clean fuel of the future.

As the report explains, Teesside offers one of the best opportunities for a successful hydrogen production hub.

Tackling Bank Branch Closures

In the last eighteen months the last bank branch has closed in Loftus and NatWest have closed in Guisborough. I am determined we should act to maintain access to financial services in small towns and villages.

Tackling Loneliness

Loneliness is a serious issue that damages so many people's emotional and physical health. Yesterday, I spoke at the launch of the Government's new strategy to help combat it.

A Great Start Up Business - My Visit to MB Preloved Dolls Houses

I love visiting new businesses across our area and this week it was great to join Mandy Blackett, the owner of MB Preloved Dolls Houses, Furniture & Accessories, in Loftus! Mandy has set up shop selling lovingly crafted dolls houses and furniture.