Michael presents report to Minister

In his position as chair of the Youth Employment All Party Parliamentary Group, Michael met the Minister of State for Skills and Apprenticeships Anne Milton.

Michael presented her with the APPG's latest report on employer support for youth employment.

Michael attends Corfe Mullen carnival

Michael was delighted to join the Corfe Mullen carnival again this year with his family. He chatted to many of the community groups taking part, and met Miss Diamond Dorset 2019.


Michael encourages young people at STEM event

Michael was delighted to be invited to the STEM skills challenge at Poole Harbour Commissioners as part of the Poole Maritime Festival. The students were given a challenge about flood defences (on a very wet day!)



Michael meets Canford Heath residents

Michael met some of the Association of Canford Heath residents (ARCH) to hear about their recent events, and discuss areas of concern in Canford Heath.

Michael takes part in D-day commemorations

Michael was honoured to be asked to take part in the commemorations for D-day in Wareham, remembering the enormous sacrifice made by so many people, to keep our country free.

Michael sees plans for hospital

Michael was pleased to have the chance to see some of the exciting plans for Poole hospital, including a virtual reality tour around an operating theatre.

Michael visits Volunteer Centre Dorset

This week has been Volunteers Week, and Michael went to visit the Volunteers Centre Dorset. He heard about their work supporting volunteers across Dorset, and how they link possible volunteers to organisations.

Michael visits Candlelight Care

Michael went to visit Candlelight Care who provide carers for people across Dorset.

He heard about the job opportunities that are available working in the care sector, and some of the challenges facing the care sector as whole, including possible barriers to recruitment.

Michael visits HomeStart

Michael visited the charity HomeStart in Dorset. Over the last year Homestart South East Dorset have helped 218 families and 479 children, with a small team of employees and a huge team of volunteers!

Michael meets Leonard Cheshire

Michael had a recent meeting with a representative from Leonard Cheshire. They are working towards making workplaces fairer and more inclusive for disabled people and enabling individuals to realise their aspirations and live independently.