Local News

New Modern Slavery Project at Boston College

Today I joined Matt Warman MP and Lincolnshire PCC Marc Jones at Boston College to launch a new project with the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority on modern slavery and labour exploitation.

Championing Diversity and Equality in Schools

School Diversity Week is coming up, when we celebrate LGBT+ equality in education.

I'm delighted that Huttoft Primary School, Banovallum School, and Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School in my constituency are joining the 450,000 pupils and teachers championing diversity and equality.

Action For Brain Injury with Jonathan

It was a real pleasure to join my constituent Jonathan, his mother Mary and his carer Tim in Parliament ahead of Action for Brain Injury Week.

Woodhall Spa Rotarians Visit Parliament

It was a pleasure to welcome Woodhall Spa Rotary Club to the Houses of Parliament.

They toured the historic rooms of the Commons and Lords, saw parliamentary debates in action and quizzed me on life as an MP.

Millie's Mark Awarded to Wellies Nursery

Congratulations to Wellies Nursery in Horncastle for being the 200th nursery to be awarded Millie's Mark!

The dedicated team at Wellies are now 100% first-aid trained and certified by the National Day Nurseries Association (NDNA), supported by the Department for Education.

Lloyds Bank Closures in Alford, Mablethorpe and Coningsby

I was greatly disappointed to hear the announcement that Lloyds Banking Group plan to close their branches in Alford, Mablethorpe and Coningsby. This affects loyal Lloyds customers and staff, as well as local businesses and people who pop in to use the bank every so often.

Statement: Stabbings in Louth

Further to stabbings that took place in Louth over the weekend, my thoughts are with all involved. This must have been a frightening incident in the heart of our market town and the police have my full support.

A Real Health Boost for Lincolnshire

Victoria Atkins MP has welcomed today’s Government announcement on a Medical School for Lincolnshire calling it fantastic news for Louth & Horncastle residents.