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As Warwick University students receive their degree classifications this summer, it is worth reflecting on the value that the University brings to our local economy. Our community benefits both financially and culturally through the work of the university- one of the most highly respected in the...
Like so many local residents, I thoroughly enjoyed the Warwick Folk Festival at the weekend, and was impressed to see the number of people visiting the town from across the country. This year's array of talent marked the 35th annual festival. Since its launch in 1979, the festival has become one of...
On Tuesday this week, the UK government and UNICEF hosted the first international Girl Summit in London. The aim of the Summit was to coordinate a national and international response in order to eradicate female genital mutilation (FGM) and child, early and forced marriage (CFEM), within a...
This week, I am planning to speak in the House of Commons in support of the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill. This Bill, announced in the Queen's Speech, will make important changes which will support small businesses and local enterprise across the country, and in Warwick and...
Last Thursday evening I attended the Playbox Theatre's new performance, 'The Shadow Roads', written by Toby Quash. This was part of the commemorations on the centenary of World War I, an important and pivotal event in our history. With the event being acted by children of all ages, the incredible...
I was elected as Warwick and Leamington's new MP at the 2010 General Election, having previously stood at the General Election in 2005. Before my election I worked locally in Public Relations, having previously worked at Longbridge with MG Rover. I live in Warwick, and play an active role in our local community, serving as a governor of Myton School and as a a trustee of the Warwickshire Association of Youth Clubs.
In Parliament, I am a member of the International Development Select Committee and have recently got my Private Member's Bill passed by Parliament - see the Social Value Bill Section above for more information. I am also co-chair of the Associate Parliamentary Manufacturing Group, vice-chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Poverty and Honourary Chairman of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Social Enterprise. I regularly speak in the House on issues relevant to the constituency - for more information see News.
The constituency of Warwick and Leamington encompasses the historic town of Warwick, Leamington Spa, Whitnash and a swathe of Warwickshire villages including Hatton, Budbrooke, Hampton Magna, Norton Lindsey, Barford, Sherbourne, Wasperton and Bishop's Tachbrook. The constituency was created in 1885 and was once represented in Parliament by Sir Anthony Eden.
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Debate on Youth Employment 15/7/14
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