As Member of Parliament for Northampton North, I often intervene on behalf of my constituents to help them with individual cases, and the issue of housing is one of the most frequent issues that comes up.
I was the Minister in charge for the Pre-Recess Adjournment Debate (PRAD), tasked with responding to all the points and questions made by my colleagues during a 2-hour debate in which any matter whatsoever can be raised.
In the last fortnight, I attended a meeting of the Northampton West Rotary Club at which I spoke with the members about a variety of current affairs issues ranging from Brexit to my role as Member of Parliament for Northampton North.
The Basset Rescue Network of Great Britain (BRNGB) (registered charity no: 1166291) recently held their annual Christmas bash in Northampton and I had the pleasure to attend and to say hello to dozens of adorable basset hounds!
Some readers will have seen a false claim that MPs voted in the House of Commons that animals do not have feelings. This incorrect story was sadly widely disseminated and was a perfect example of the increasing phenomenon of “fake news.”