Local News

Michael’s Northampton North “Action Day”

In my nearly 9 years as the Member of Parliament for Northampton North and indeed the 3.5 years before my election when I was the Conservative Parliamentary Candidate I have always ensured that I regularly campaign on the ground with the local issues that matter most to residents of Northampton N

Michael Backing English Tourism Week

English Tourism Week is an annual celebration – which took place this year between Saturday, 30th March and Sunday, 7th April - that showcases the world-class sites and experiences that England has to offer tourists from all over the UK and all around the world.

Supporting the Muslim Community- Michael Visits Local Mosque

On Friday, 15th March there was an appalling and murderous gun attack on a Mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand in which fifty people were killed. This attack on innocent worshipers at prayer has caused understandable shock, upset and concern in the UK and around the world.

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.