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Michael on Brexit: it is time to deliver

On Thursday, 23rd June 2016 over 17.4 million people in this country voted to leave the European Union. The referendum was the biggest democratic exercise in the country. In the Borough of Northampton 58.4% voted Leave.

Michael Opens 45 New Council Homes for Older People in Northampton

For several years I have worked with Lakeview Residents Association and Northampton Partnership Homes (NPH) seeking the conversion of an empty former nursing home into the development of new council homes – to specifically cater for elderly people. This has now been realised.

Michael Supports Northampton Pupils

As the Arts Minister I strongly support the teaching of the Arts in schools. The creative arts give young people vital life skills, improves confidence and builds teamwork experience.

Michael Celebrates International Women’s Day

Friday, 8th March marked this year’s International Women’s Day, a day where we stand together and celebrate the tremendous achievements of women up and down this country.

Michael Opens the Cultural Protection Fund Exhibition

The UK ranks number one in the world in terms of ‘soft power’ (the ability to affect others to obtain preferred outcomes by the co-optive means of framing the agenda, persuasion and positive attraction) and this is, in part, due to the investment that we put into aiding other countries.