Martin takes a trip down Guide Dogs’ Memory Lane

Martin spoke with the charity Guide Dogs at the Conservative Party conference about the challenges that blind and partially sighted people face when walking the streets, including pavement parking, street clutter and shared spaces.

Ports are ready for Brexit by 31st October

Today I raised the concerns of Port Equipment Engineering Ltd, who operate in Immingham, regarding the necessity to leave the EU on 31st October directly with the Prime Minister.

A week is a long time in politics.

“A week is a long time in politics.” This phrase is so often used that is verges on being a cliché, however, it is difficult to disagree with the sentiment at this time. In the 7 weeks since Boris Johnson became Prime Minister, there has been a great deal of activity.

Wotton St Andrew's pupils campaign against loneliness

It was great to meet the "Wootton Wonders" from Wootton St Andrews primary school in Tesco this weekend.

The group are taking part in Humbersdie Police's Lifestyle project with the aim of combating and raising awareness of loneliness.

Scrap the Loan Charge

On Wednesday, I supported local residents who have been impacted by the loan charge by attending a rally outside parliament.

I was pleased to hear the Prime Minister, in response to a question asked by Ross Thomson at  PMQs, confirm that a review is/will be taking place into LC2019.

Supporting Heritage Rail

I am pleased to be a member of the APPG for Heritage Rail and to support the publication of its latest report.

Martin backs plans for a Northern Budget

Martin has backed a call for the Government to prioritise spending on infrastructure in the North in the spending review later this year.

Ahead of the upcoming spending review, Martin added his voice to the growing calls for Government to prioritise spending in the North of England.