Flatts Lane Preservation Group

Out in our beautiful constituency, talking to members of the Flatts Lane Preservation Group, Janet, Dave and Darren.

Visiting the Scream Factory

Meeting with Stephen, Emily and Paul from the Scream Factory at Kirkleatham.

They host this annual event, over 12 days each year, which gets 20,000 people visiting our area. It is massive pull for our tourism, bringing much needed support to our hospitality offer.

Meeting Wilton Village Residents

Meeting yesterday with some of the residents from Wilton Village, around development concerns.

This hidden corner of our area is a beautiful village and woodland which is protected by a local conservation area.

Jacob Visits Zapncraft

Visiting great local business - ZAPNCRAFT - this morning and even came away with a new Keyring!

Phill started this business after years of being a Design & Technology teacher and now produces 2D & 3D models and signs for people across the country.

Friends of Redcar Cemetery

Enjoyed meeting the Friends of Redcar Cemetery today.

They are a fantastic group of volunteers who look after Redcar Town’s cemetery, servicing the memorials and keeping it tidy.

Visiting Cleveland Bridge

Meeting Cleveland Bridge this morning to discuss their operations across the Tees Valley and the critical work which will be needed on the new Teesworks site.

A Level and GCSE Results


A-level and GCSE students in England will be given grades estimated by their teachers, rather than by an algorithm, the Government has announced.

75th Anniversary of Victory in Japan Day

75th Anniversary of VJ Day.

Laying a wreath on behalf of my constituents in Redcar & Cleveland at the Cenotaph this morning just after 11am, as we remember the 1939 - 1945 generation who will not grow old.

Today, and everyday, we will remember them.

Visit from Cllr Neil Baldwin

Grateful to Coatham Councillor, Cllr Neil Baldwin, for taking some time to chat today. We had a long conversation about what’s needed for Coatham and Redcar town.

More Funding for Our NHS


Great news this morning. South Tees Hospitals are getting £ 3 . 1 8 M I L L I O N to invest in James Cook’s A&E department ahead of the winter months.