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Michael vs Potholes: This Time it’s Ministerial!

During my over 9 years as the Member of Parliament for Northampton North I have been a consistent and ardent campaigner against the blight of potholes. Potholes are of course a huge nuisance and safety hazard for motorists, cyclists and pedestrians.

Michael Promotes the Future of Travel

On Wednesday 12th June in my capacity as Transport Minister I visited the launch of the new exhibition ‘Driverless: Who is in control?’ at the National Science Museum.

Michael Supporting Cycling

On Thursday 13th June I visited a school which operates a Bikeability scheme teaching young children how to be safe riding a bike.

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