Visit at British Steel

Today I visited the various production areas at Scunthorpe Steel Works. This is a familiar place - as a child, I used to visit the steelworks with my Grandad on family tours.

Meeting with Jake Berry, Northern Powerhouse Minister

Today I met with the Northern Powerhouse Minister, Jake Berry to discuss projects and opportunities that will help improve Scunthorpe. I stressed how important our steelworks jobs are locally, and highlighted the real need for improvement to the A15.

Meeting with the local Bangladeshi community

I was delighted to be invited to meet with members of the local Bangladeshi community at Gleeson Hall today. It was great to talk about what's important to our area and I was made incredibly welcome. I look forward to meeting with many other community groups over the next weeks and months.

New management for Bottesford café and visitor centre

Bottesford and Yaddlethorpe Café and Visitor Centre will re-open under new management at the end of January 2020 as a place for the community meet, promote lifelong learning and encourage health and wellbeing.

Swearing in as the new Member of Parliament for Scunthorpe

Today I was ‘sworn in’ as the Member of Parliament for the Scunthorpe County Constituency. There’s lots to get to grips with in Westminster, not least finding my way around and understanding the rules and procedures that must be followed so that I can do my very best for our area.

COVID-19 Business Update 19/03/2020

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