On Friday, 3rd May I represented the United Kingdom at a special meeting of the EU Ministers of Culture, hosted in Paris, designed to discuss how we can work together to safeguard Europe’s cultural heritage.
In recent weeks much has been said about the issue of climate change, with the vast majority of media coverage claiming a lack of action on politicians’ part and I would like to put on the record the positive progress being made by this Government and this country.
Recently I again took questions from my parliamentary colleagues from the despatch box in the House of Commons during one of the regular Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) question sessions.
In the past fortnight there have been numerous rounds of voting on various Brexit options in order to try and break the current deadlock with regards to Brexit – this included voting until midnight on one day and a vote being tied for the first time in over 25 years- however, as at Monday morning
On Thursday, 23rd June 2016 over 17.4 million people in this country voted to leave the European Union. The referendum was the biggest democratic exercise in the country. In the Borough of Northampton 58.4% voted Leave.