Ashchurch Brownies learn about Parliament

Ashchurch Brownies show me their paintings of the Houses of Parliament this evening. I enjoyed visiting and having a questions and answers session with them. Thanks to the 'Owls' for inviting me.

Meeting with the National Autistic Society

Great to chat about importance of autism understanding in the workplace and the #AutismTMI campaign with the National Autistic Society at Conservative Party Conference. #CPC17

Docklands Victims Association

I'm incredibly honoured to be presented with a Metropolitan Police shield and photograph from the Docklands Victims Association, as an acknowledgement of the work of the Northern Ireland Committee on legacy issues and the victims of terrorism.

BEIS Questions: UK Manufacturing Industry

Speaking at Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy questions today, refuting the claim that ”we don’t make things in this country anymore”.

The UK has an excellent manufacturing industry, with world-leading, cutting edge technology manufactured in the Tewkesbury constituency alone.

Westminster Africa Business Group Annual Reception

Last night I hosted the Westminster Africa Business Group's Annual Reception in Parliament. The group was formed in 1947 and is non-profit making organisation with the primary objective of bringing together politicians and businesses to the benefit of the UK and Africa.

Health Visiting Team

Supporting Health Visitors at their stand in the Spring Gardens car park in Tewkesbury.