Brexit Update

Like many of my colleagues, I was disappointed with the Chequers agreement and the subsequent white paper that will be presented to Brussels as the UK’s opening position in the negotiation of our future relationship with the EU.

Support for Local Childcare Providers

Martin pledges support for local childcare providers

Martin has met with local childcare providers Cleethorpes Childcare and The Children's House in Parliament and pledged his commitment to support local childcare providers.

Boosting UK-Kosovo relations

Excellent meeting with Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj of Kosovo today. The Prime Minister was in London for the Western Balkans summit and took the opportunity to meet the All Party Parliamentary Group for Kosovo.

Greater Grimsby Town Deal Announced!

I am delighted that after many months of work and negotiations between the Greater Grimsby Project Board and Government, Northern Powerhouse Minister, Jake Berry, has been able to visit North East Lincolnshire to formally announce and sign the Greater Grimsby Town Deal.

Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis Awareness

It was great to meet Charlotte and her son, Harvey, today to discuss their efforts to raise awareness of Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA).

Martin Supports Christian Aid Week

This week Martin attended a Christian Aid Big Brekkie event in Parliament, to show his support for Christian Aid Week (13-19 May).

Progress on flooding in Immingham

Today, along with Melanie Onn MP, I met Anglian Water officials to discuss progress since the flooding of the Habrough estate fields in Immingham.

Brexit opportunities for fishing industry

In my capacity as a member of the All Party Parliamentary Group for the Faroe Islands, today I met Poul Michelson the country's Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

The Islands were one of the key areas for Grimsby trawlers in the hay day of the fishing industry.