The very best of the NHS in action

On Friday night I was privileged to join Mr Chew and the A&E team at James Cook University Hospital for their night shift. It was an incredible behind the scenes insight into a world most of us never get to see.

Next steps on Brexit and tonight's (minor) drama

I’ve written for The Gazette about why I’m standing up for Brexit, the type of deal we need to fight for and why we must keep “no deal” on the table. You can read the article here.

Community Champions - Introducing more great council candidates

People at the heart of community life are fantastic representatives on the Council. Following last week’s introduction of our ex-military personnel, I want to introduce the next group of people who’ll be standing to champion many of YOUR home areas in May.

Cleveland's recovering wildlife

I paid an amazing visit to the Tees Valley Wildlife Trust, whose volunteers are restoring our barn owl population across Cleveland. From just two breeding pairs of these magnificent birds a few years ago, we are now up to 35.

Championing Our Area

After a phenomenal start to 2019, from saving Teesside Airport to sealing the deal for the Tata land in Redcar, it was good to pay tribute to our Tess Valley Mayor, Ben Houchen in Parliament yesterday. It was great to hear the Government's full support in reply!



Cleveland Police: The Facts, The Funding and The Future

Last night I met the Home Secretary Sajid Javid to discuss Cleveland Police. I requested this after the resignation of Chief Constable Mike Veale, the latest in a long line of scandals that have crippled the Force.