Making Darlington Great Again

Today (12 September) marks the completion of nine months since the historic election night of December when I, along with a whole swathe of new enthusiastic conservative MPs were elected.

Set the High Street Free

Nobody can doubt the scale of the challenge facing our high streets and town centres as we look to rebuild our economy following this pandemic.

Mr First Six Months as Darlington's MP

Six months into a new job, it would be usual to have a review of progress. Back in December, I could never have imagined what lay ahead. Life has changed beyond all recognition,

New High Speed Northern Rail Announced

Brilliant news from our PM for the North today meaning that the benefits of HS3 linking our northern cities are a step nearer (bringing direct benefits to Darlington)


It is interesting to see the current MP for Darlington featuring heavily in today’s edition following her appearance at an event in town at the weekend organised by Tees 4 Europe.


Employment Records Released, and its good news!

Behind the headlines of the new employment stats out today there is more great news. Every one is a story of someone getting a job and having the pride of earning a living and providing for their family.


Why I am backing Boris

PEOPLE have been asking me on the doorsteps of Darlington and through social media for many weeks now how I plan to vote in the leadership election. For most party members it is a private matter but as a potential MP, I understand why people want to know how I will vote.

My Letter To Jenny Chapman

Darlington voted to leave the EU. That result must be delivered.

Jenny Chapman must deliver for the People of Darlington.

I call upon Jenny Chapman to rule out a second referendum.


I set out below a copy of the text of my letter to the current MP for Darlington.

BREXIT Your Questions Answered.

As your Conservative Parliamentary Candidate for Darlington it is important that you know and understand my position on this critically important national issue. I have been asked many questions on this over the past weeks since I was selected.