Westminster News

Michael Welcomes Northampton Schools to Parliament

In the past fortnight, I have welcomed two Northampton schools to Parliament to talk to the pupils about my role as MP for Northampton North as well as to answer any questions they had.

Michael Protects Crucial Suffragette Statue

2018 marked 100 years of Women’s Suffrage – a huge milestone in furthering equality in this country. As such, 2018 saw a number of events celebrating this anniversary, such as “Vote 100” which marked the milestone in Parliament.

Michael Debates Town Centre Heritage

In the last fortnight I spoke, on behalf of the Government, at a Westminster Hall debate on the matter of town centre Heritage Acton Zones – which are programmes that help encourage growth in historic places and help heritage assets to be more productive.

Michael Speaks for the Government: Supporting Libraries and the Arts

In the last fortnight I have spoken on behalf of the Government on two occasions inside Parliament: at an appearance on the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee and also in the House of Commons chamber during questions to my Department of government.

Michael Goes Treasure Hunting!

I recently announced the findings of the annual Treasure Report at the British Museum, revealing the number of treasure discoveries that the public have made in the last year, and I am pleased to note that the figure was record-breaking!