The voice of Wooton will be heard

I understand and share the concerns of Wootton residents surrounding the recent major planning application for 90 houses.

"Let's Stick Together" to beat Covid-19

The coronavirus pandemic has changed our way of life dramatically. People are being asked to make sacrifices and alter their lives in ways that they have never before experienced and perhaps never anticipated. 

My Contribution to the 2020 Budget Debate

I begin my contribution, as my right hon. Friend Chris Grayling did his, by acknowledging that this debate takes place under the shadow of the crisis that we all face.

Grimsby to be home to new innovative green energy initiative

Yesterday, Grimsby MP Lia Nici and I welcomed Business Minister, Kwasi Kwarteng, to Grimsby to announce a £90 million programme to clean-up heavy industry on the Humber. This new initiative will harness electricity generated in the North Sea to power a new hydrogen economy.

The Campaign for Freeports Goes On

The campaign to secure freeport status for Immingham's port was refreshed this week as I reformed the APPG, which I have chaired since 2018, and met the Secretary of State for International Trade, Liz Truss, to discuss our bid and the policy more generally.