Westminster News

Michael Supports Synagogue

At a time when a shocking increase of anti-Semitism is being seen I was recently invited to attend and speak at an event hosted in the House of Lords for Westminster Synagogue. The Westminster Synagogue is a congregation founded in 1957 under the original name of the ‘New London Synagogue’.

Michael Meets the Union’s Tourism Ministers

On Thursday, 19th April 2018 I travelled to Edinburgh to discuss devolved tourism with the Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland tourism ministers and representatives and also to visit a couple of top tourist sites in the city.

Michael Celebrates with Northampton Bangladeshi Community

I was invited by the Northampton Bangladeshi community to recently attend a reception in the House of Commons to mark the 47th anniversary of Bangladeshi independence and the positive state of UK-Bangladesh relations.

Michael the Minister at the Despatch Box

On Thursday, 22nd March I once again answered questions from the Despatch Box in the House of Commons in my role as Minister for Arts, Heritage and Tourism.

Michael Supports Northampton Pupils On the National Stage

In the last fortnight I was delighted to support – both in my role as Member of Parliament for Northampton North and as Arts Minister – seven pupils from Northampton School for Boys at the ‘Move It’ Dance Festival at the Excel Centre in London.

Michael Combats Fake News on Free School Meals

There has been false information about this issue from the Labour Party and I am pleased to be able to give the real news on the subject.

Whilst the Labour Party have claimed that many children will be losing their free school meals, this is simply false.