On the evening of Thursday, 11th July I travelled back to Northampton from my ministerial duties in order to be the keynote speaker at Northampton Academy’s 2nd annual ‘Best in Everyone’ awards evening.
On the morning of Thursday, 18th July I participated in my second Department for Transport Question and Answer session in the House of Commons following my promotion to Minister of State for Transport on 23rd May.
On Friday 5th July at one of my regular Northampton advice surgeries I was pleased to be visited by representatives of Northampton’s Kenyan community (NKC). We spoke about the integration of people of Kenyan descent into British life and Northampton’s community.
On Saturday 29th June I continued my busy schedule as Transport Minister by launching a new Government initiative that very quiet electric and hybrid cars will now have to feature a noise emitting device when travelling at low speed to warn pedestrians of their presence.