Michael Backing English Tourism Week

English Tourism Week is an annual celebration – which took place this year between Saturday, 30th March and Sunday, 7th April - that showcases the world-class sites and experiences that England has to offer tourists from all over the UK and all around the world.

Michael Votes to Deliver on Brexit

In June 2016 the people of this country voted to leave the European Union, and in the 2017 General Election the British public voted in MPs from both main parties on a promise to deliver on this.

Supporting the Muslim Community- Michael Visits Local Mosque

On Friday, 15th March there was an appalling and murderous gun attack on a Mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand in which fifty people were killed. This attack on innocent worshipers at prayer has caused understandable shock, upset and concern in the UK and around the world.

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.