Westminster News

Michael: One Day in the Life

I thought it might be of interest to readers to have an insight into my diary and to see what happens in an average day as MP for Northampton North and a Government Minister.

Michael Launches Bike Week 2019!

Last week, on my first full official day as the Transport Minister, I launched Bike Week, my first public engagement in my new position.

Michael Promoting Green Fuels

On Thursday, 7th June I travelled to Merseyside, in my first ministerial visit outside London as Transport Minister, to promote the use of environmentally friendly fuel.

Michael Promoted to Minister of State for Transport!

During the afternoon of Thursday, 23rd May 2019, I was summoned to Number 10 Downing Street and told by the Prime Minister that she was promoting me to the rank of Minister of State and asking me to transfer from the Culture Department to serve as the No 2 at the Department for Transport – making

Michael’s Final Culture Questions

On the morning of Thursday, 23rd May I participated in my final Question and Answer session in the Commons for the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS).

Michael Supports Action on Climate Change

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.