Personally speaking: Back to school.

The start of a new school year is the beginning of a new chapter in the lives of so many children, students, parents and school staff.  But this school year has begun like no other.

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

East Midlands Rail Franchise Consultation

Passenger rail provision in Stoke-on-Trent South is nowhere near its potential and our communities deserve better. I have written to the Department for Transport to take part in the consultation on the East Midlands rail franchise, which concerns the Crewe-Derby line and Longton train station.