Before I was first elected to Parliament as the MP for Northampton North in 2010 I worked for some 17 years in the criminal justice system in Northampton dealing almost exclusively with legally-aided criminal cases.
I was born and brought up in Northampton, and have lived and worked here my whole life. It is with immense pride that I have served the constituents of Northampton North for the past nine and a half years, since May 2010.
I have always treated taxpayer money with as much care as if it were my own and I have only ever claimed for Parliamentary expenses that are absolutely vital to my functions as an MP in assisting the constituents of Northampton North.
Occasionally receptions are held at No11 Downing Street to discuss HM Treasury priorities. On Monday, 14th October I was invited to bring a guest and was pleased to invite Mr Jabeer Miah JP, a community leader and local Northampton solicitor.
Following the Conservative Government’s announcement that there will be government investment of at least an additional £33.9 billion for the NHS by 2023-24 – including an extra £6.2 billion this year - my team and I have been out in Northampton delivering NHS surveys to hear constituents’ though