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.

Ulceby Art Show

I was delighted to be able to attend the art show at St Nicholas Church in Ulceby. There were some excellent works on display and, as always, it was good to meet and talk to local people.

Martin Campaigns for a Police Covenant

Martin is urging the two men vying to be the next Prime Minister to commit to giving Humberside Police officers a guarantee in law they will be looked after both in and out of the job – in the same way as Armed Forces personnel are.