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Michael Meets Pupils at Kingsthorpe College

On Friday, 2nd November I once again visited Kingsthorpe College in my constituency of Northampton North. I have visited the College on many occasions, most notably some three years ago in January 2016 when I brought the then-United States Ambassador to the UK to visit the school.

Michael Supports Northants Tourism

As the Tourism Minister I have inevitably been up and down the country visiting the best that this country has to offer tourists and recently I was pleased to visit a tourist spot here in Northamptonshire: Holdenby House.

Michael: “Save Our Libraries!”

As part of my ministerial role I am the minister with overall superintendence of libraries and I have been all around the country visiting and opening new libraries and witnessing first-hand their huge importance to communities and those who use them.

Michael Calls for Bus Route to be Restored

At the beginning of August some sections of the No 19 Violet bus route were cut by the Uno bus company – these sections, namely Kingsley Road, Kingsthorpe Grove and Boughton Green Road are vital for many of my constituents, some of whom are elderly and would struggle to travel otherwise.

Michael Celebrates the Hindu Festival of Navratri

As I have done for many years now, I joined hundreds of people late one Friday evening at Northampton College to celebrate the Festival of Navratri with the local Hindu community.  

Michael Discusses Local Housing with Homes Body

Northampton Partnership Homes (NPH) is an organisation that manages around 11,700 council homes in Northampton on behalf of the local authorities, ensuring that residents’ housing needs can be met.