A country that works for everyone

Last week, the Conservative Party gathered in Birmingham for the 2016 Conference, the first since the country voted to leave the European Union in June.

Controlling immigration

One of the clear messages we can take from the result of the European Union referendum in June was that the British people want to see controls on the levels of immigration.

Schools that work for everyone

Recently, the Prime Minister unveiled her vision for a truly meritocratic Britain, with reforms to ensure a good school place for every child, whatever their background.

Paralympic Glory

Last weekend, the 2016 Paralympic Games drew to a close with a lively and colourful closing ceremony. Once again, Rio de Janeiro was a wonderful host for the 4,500 athletes taking part in the largest disabilities tournament in the world.

Leaving the EU – an update

Almost three months after the referendum on our membership of the European Union, the Government is continuing to work towards delivering on the result.

Free trade underpins our prosperity

On Wednesday 7th September, the Prime Minister made a statement to the House of Commons to update MPs on the recent G20 Summit in China, and the leading role the United Kingdom plays in the world.

Countering Terrorism

Protecting our national security, and keeping our people and interests safe – both here in the UK and overseas – is the primary duty of Government.

Questioning the Secretary of State for Exiting the EU

On 5 September ’16, David Davis, the Secretary of State for Exiting the EU, made a statement to the House of Commons to update MPs on the work which had taken place over the summer on preparing for Britain to start the process of leaving the EU following the referendum result in June. 

Education and Apprenticeships

My congratulations go to all of those students who received their GCSE results last week, and those who received their A-Level results the week before. I wish them all the best of luck as they begin their journey from school and college into the wider world.

Another Golden Olympics

After two fascinating weeks of sport, the Rio 2016 Olympic Games drew to a close last Sunday. Following on from the incredible spectacle of London 2012 was always going to be tough, but the Rio games captivated the whole nation once again.