News

TEES VALLEY COVID19 RESTRICTIONS

Today, myself and other Conservative MPs for the Tees Valley, including Simon Clarke, Matt Vickers, Peter Gibson and Paul Howell, wrote to our local authority leaders to urge caution when considering placing further restrictions on the lives of residents.

OVERSEAS OPERATIONS BILL

OVERSEAS OPERATIONS BILL DEBATE

Yesterday we debated the Overseas Operations Bill in the House of Commons Chamber. I had prepared a speech but unfortunately we ran out of time during the sitting, so I thought I would share the text on here.

TAKING BACK CONTROL OF OUR WATERS

TAKING BACK CONTROL

I, like many of my constituents, wish to see super trawlers stopped from operating in our seas, destroying our marine wildlife and damaging our fishing towns.

A TRIP ON THE PHOENIX CROSS

VISIT ON THE RIVER TEES

Last week I had the chance to experience what it’s like to work on the River Tees. I joined the crew on the Phoenix Cross to find out more about Maritime safety and what exactly our tugboats get up to on the water.

ARMED FORCES PARLIAMENTARY SCHEME

On the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, I officially announced that I was joining the Armed Forces Parliamentary Scheme (AFPS). The scheme gives MP’s like me the chance to enrol on a single service course with the Royal Air Force, Royal Navy or Army.

Launching our Levelling Up Task Force

LEVELLING UP TASK FORCE

Last week, myself and 39 other Conservative MP's launched our 'Levelling Up' task force in a bid to reduce regional inequality.

Fisheries Bill

FISHERIES BILL

This week and next, I’m on what’s known as a Bill Committee - and that’s where we go through legislation line by line to ensure it’s doing what we want it to.

Teesworks Heritage Taskforce

NEW TEESWORKS HERITAGE TASKFORCE

Let us know how you think we should remember our Steel making heritage here: teesworks.co.uk/heritage

The Tees Valley Mayor, Ben Houchen

Covid Testing Capacity This Week

COVID TESTING CAPACITY THIS WEEK

Please share this updated Covid-19 test site locations for this coming week.

The testing site at the Middlehaven Sainsbury’s site is permanent and open daily, 8AM - 8PM.

Standing Up for Industry

STANDING UP FOR INDUSTRY

This week I spoke in the House of Commons in support of the Chemical Industry in Teesside - specifically in relation to Tariffs affecting companies like Alpek.