Bromsgrove Advertiser Column: Community Sport

It is now three years since the momentous opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympics. It therefore seems fitting to reflect on the important role of sport in our community.

Bromsgrove Advertiser Column: Countering Extremism

Last week the Prime Minister made a strong and poignant speech in Birmingham on countering extremism. As we see the terrible images of terrorism around the world and hear reports of British teenagers leaving home to join the jihadis, it is clear that more action is needed to root out this poisonous ideology.

Bromsgrove Standard Column: Midlands Engine

This week marks the adjournment of Parliament for Summer Recess. It’s a great time to spend more time back home in Bromsgrove catching up with constituents, reflecting on the first months of this Conservative Government, and like my four children (the eldest currently awaiting her GCSE results), anticipating the new term ahead.

Bromsgrove Advertiser Column: The Summer Budget

How do we invest in our country’s future whilst supporting hardworking families and protecting the vulnerable? That was the question behind the Chancellor’s Budget and the ‘Productivity Plan’ I launched down the road in Longbridge on Friday.

Bromsgrove Standard Column: The Queen's Speech

This week Her Majesty The Queen delivered the Queen’s Speech setting out our top priorities in Government. The speech is a clear vision for what our country can be, offering security and opportunity for everyone, at every stage of life.

Bromsgrove Advertiser Column: Tributes

Earlier this month was a time for quiet reflection as we marked 70 years since the Allied victory over Nazi Germany during the Second World War.

Superfast Broadband for Bromsgrove

More than 20,000 homes and businesses across Worcestershire will be able to access faster fibre broadband by the end of the month, as a result of the broadband roll out.