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Michael Opens 45 New Council Homes for Older People in Northampton

For several years I have worked with Lakeview Residents Association and Northampton Partnership Homes (NPH) seeking the conversion of an empty former nursing home into the development of new council homes – to specifically cater for elderly people. This has now been realised.

Michael Supports Northampton Pupils

As the Arts Minister I strongly support the teaching of the Arts in schools. The creative arts give young people vital life skills, improves confidence and builds teamwork experience.

Michael Celebrates International Women’s Day

Friday, 8th March marked this year’s International Women’s Day, a day where we stand together and celebrate the tremendous achievements of women up and down this country.

Michael Opens the Cultural Protection Fund Exhibition

The UK ranks number one in the world in terms of ‘soft power’ (the ability to affect others to obtain preferred outcomes by the co-optive means of framing the agenda, persuasion and positive attraction) and this is, in part, due to the investment that we put into aiding other countries.

Michael’s School Visits

In my nearly nine years as the Member of Parliament for Northampton North I have visited every school in my constituency a number of times. I always enjoy visiting schools and talking to pupils about democracy, Parliament and my work as an MP and Government Minister.