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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’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.

Michael’s Christmas Day Visits!

Christmas Day is for most a time to spend with family and other loved ones. As a public holiday most people get Christmas Day off work- but of course for some in essential roles like the blue-light emergency services work must continue even on that day.

Michael Asking for Your Views!

In the nearly 9 years I have been an MP since 2010, and also the 3.5 years prior to that when I was the Conservative Parliamentary Candidate between 2006 and 2010, I have been to every street and corner of my Northampton North constituency many times knocking on doors on every street in Northampt