My priorities for South Leicestershire

Boosting our healthy Leicestershire economy still further by promoting our local shops, post offices and public houses in our villages and towns as community assets and  partnering with businesses to offer more apprenticeships to younger people.

Supporting sustainable development

As a Conservative MP I do of course always support the creation of further employment and investment in both the local and national economy, however it is important that this development comes in a sustainable manner; not at the expense of our local environment and local infrastructure. 

Fairer funding for Leicestershire

I am firmly committed to working with Leicestershire County Council to deliver fairer funding for Leicestershire.

Leicestershire has, for a number of years, had a low level of spend relative to other local authorities, which has created pressures on spending and budgetary savings.

Supporting our local businesses

I am immensely proud that South Leicestershire is a home to a wonderful array of small, independent businesses and SMEs as well as other larger organisations such as Next, Everards and Britvic. 

Delivering a better future

Without a doubt, one of the most enjoyable aspects of my role as Member of Parliament is visiting the fantastic businesses, schools and charities we have in South Leicestershire.