17 OCT 2014

Living Wage Debate

This week I applied to the Backbench Business Committee, the committee that decides which debates proposed by backbenchers will take place in Parliament, for a debate on the Living Wage. I hope this will take place during Living Wage Week between 2nd and 8th November. I am a strong advocate of...

09 OCT 2014

Guide Dogs Week

As part of Guide Dogs Week 2014, I will be visiting our local training centre on Friday to celebrate its incredible contribution to our community. The 'Civic Day' is an important opportunity to raise awareness of the Guide Dogs for the Blind Association, and to praise their incredibly valuable...

03 OCT 2014

'Your Town Your Choice'

On Monday evening, Warwick University Students' Union, alongside the local Police and representatives from Warwick District Council staged an important event for the community. I was pleased to attend 'Your Town, Your Choice', which highlighted the risks involved with different aspects of nightlife,...

25 SEP 2014

Constitutional Reform

Last week, voters in Scotland made a clear decision to remain part of the United Kingdom. I am delighted at this result as I believe our four countries are stronger and better together. The referendum and its result have also led to a more general discussion and debate over the constitutional...

16 SEP 2014

'Living Well in Later Life' Event

On Thursday 2nd October, I will join Warwickshire College, Warwick District Council, Age UK Warwickshire and others in hosting the 'Living Well in Later Life' event, aiming to bring together a number of local organisations to offer support and guidance for those approaching, or in retirement. The...

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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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