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Personally Speaking: Levelling Up

I am sure almost everyone at some stage has heard the Prime Minister talking about ‘levelling up’, rebalancing the life chances across our country.  At first glance this might mean improving things, such as our public services, our town centres and our transport networks.  Since heading back to W

MPs debate North Staffordshire bus services

Members of Parliament today debated the future of bus services and public transport in North Staffordshire.  The Debate, held in Westminster Hall, was secured by Jack Brereton, Member of Parliament for Stoke-on-Trent South.

 

Personally Speaking - Thank You

I firstly want to take this opportunity to thank you and everyone who voted to re-elect me as your Member of Parliament for Stoke-on-Trent South.

Personally Speaking: Get Brexit Done!

I try to avoid too much mention of Brexit in my column here.  People are sick and tired of delay, and no amount of newsprint will change that. I believe most people whether they voted leave or remain just want us to get on with it and respect the democratic result.

 

Police numbers surge for Stoke-on-Trent

The Government has today announced that Staffordshire Police will receive an extra 90 police officers as part of its drive to increase police numbers and combat crime nationally.

 

Personally Speaking: Our MPs could learn from our city’s heroes

In common with MPs from across the country, I was last week called back to Westminster by virtue of the decision of the Supreme Court.  Whatever your view of that decision, it’s worth saying that the sitting has called lots of MPs back from important constituency business and I am sorry to those