Youth Employment Data

The All Party Parliamentary Group for Youth Employment launches report following inquiry into youth employment data

March News

As I was driving home the other day, I saw some early daffodils defying the cold and gloomy weather to provide a small glimpse of spring starting. The start of the year was both cold and wet, and I look forward to better weather!

Michael visits award winning pub

Michael was delighted to visit the Sandford Pub to congratulate Jamie and Zanda Perry for being the Regional Winner in the Enterprise Community Hero Awards.  They are working hard to make the pub as welcoming as possible, to involve the local community.


Michael asks Prime Minister to support Great Get Together

Michael used his question to the prime Minister during last week’s PMQs to highlight a new initiative in honour of Jo Cox.

The Prime Minister joined local MP Michael Tomlinson in backing the Great Get Together initiative in honour of former MP Jo Cox.

Visit to Bergen prison

During Parliamentary recess Michael took the opportunity to visit a prison in Bergen in Norway. It is a special unit for offenders aged 15-18.

Homelessness Reduction Bill

The Homelessness Reduction Bill has taken a key step towards legislation as Parliament voted in favour of the Bill as it passed the final stages in the Commons. The Bill will now proceed to the House of Lords and pending any further amendments, it should receive Royal Ascent in 2017.