Local News

Michael’s Cross-Party Support

Many people are under the impression that politicians from different political parties never work together.

Michael Celebrates Diwali!

On Saturday, 14th October I joined hundreds of people in Northampton town centre for what I think must be the tenth occasion I have celebrated the Hindu festival of Diwali. Many residents joined the highly colourful and musical parade around town again this year.

Michael Attends Charity Caribbean Event

On Saturday, 23rd September I was delighted to be invited to attend and speak again at the annual Caribbean Ball, hosted by ACES - a registered charity based in Northampton.

Unemployment Continues to Fall in Northampton North!

Recent figures show that the unemployment claimant figure in Northampton North is down by a further 2% since 2015 and down by an enormous 1,225 (53%) since 2010. There is always more to do, but this is certainly very welcome and encouraging news.

Apprenticeships on the Rise in Northampton North!

Recently released figures show that since 2010 there have been 5,750 new apprenticeships created in Northampton North – a staggeringly good number which demonstrates the effectiveness of the Government’s work in creating new apprenticeships.

Supporting Our Schools: Michael Visits Cedar Road Primary

In my seven years as MP for Northampton North I have visited all of the schools in the constituency, many several times, and I always enjoy doing so. In many cases over the years I have arranged school visits to see the Houses of Parliament.