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Prime Minister at JCB pledges to get Brexit done

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has visited JCB in Staffordshire to reiterate his commitment to getting Brexit done, if the Conservative Party wins a majority of seats in the House of Commons.

Ministers backing Aaron Bell for a fresh start in Newcastle

Government Ministers Priti Patel and Gavin Williamson have joined the election campaign trail in Newcastle today.

I'm very grateful to the Home Secretary and Education Secretary for visiting Newcastle, to meet local voters in support of my campaign.

Election hustings debate the big issues facing Newcastle

Newcastle Baptist Church has hosted a public election debate on behalf of the local churches, where all five candidates vying for the Newcastle-under-Lyme constituency have faced questions from members of the public.

Health Secretary welcomes investment at Royal Stoke

The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Matt Hancock, has today hailed the positive effects of more than £26m recent investment in our local hospital trust, to create more beds, relieve pressure on A&E during winter months, and speed up cancer detection to improve treatment.

Newcastle Weekly Blind Social Club seeking new members

I met today with members of the Newcastle Weekly Blind Social Club at their regular meeting, in Silverdale. Thank you very much to Elizabeth Glover for inviting me to come and join the meeting of the Queen's Award-winning social club.

Halmerend Miners' Welfare Institute

I would like to thank Audley Parish Councillor Mike Joynson for showing me around the Miners' Welfare Institute in Halmerend.

Walley's Quarry - UPDATE

I have now had a response from the Environment Agency to my letter asking them to publish their findings from their study earlier this year.

Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick visits Newcastle

I invited Robert Jenrick, Communities and Local Government Minister, to meet me in the town centre today to show him how we would use Government investment to help shops, market stalls and businesses thrive in Newcastle.

We are ON for a General Election

This is probably the most crucial General Election in my lifetime (I wasn’t born in 1979!)

It offers the country:

1. a chance to deliver Brexit and finally honour the referendum result

Up to £25m investment in Newcastle

In September Boris Johnson and the Conservatives announced 100 towns that will receive extra funding to level up opportunities across the country and ensure places like Newcastle can look towards the future with renewed optimism.