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NHS Long Term Plan

The NHS has been an integral part of my family for as long as I can remember.  My grandmother was a nursing sister at the Cumberland Royal Infirmary; my mother was also an NHS nurse at the City General in Carlisle for a time; my father trained as a surgeon at the NHS Royal Victoria Infirmary in N

Maidstone Apprenticeship Fair

I was fortunate that I knew from quite an early age that I wanted to be a lawyer. Back in those days there was only one path into such a career which included completing A-Levels and then attending law school. 

KM Column: Meaningful Vote

There have been a handful of occasions during my time as an MP, where the burden of responsibility weighs more heavily than usual. Tuesday evening was one such occasion, traversing the famous House of Commons lobbies to cast my vote on the Withdrawal Agreement.

Local MPs to Host Apprenticeship Fair

Helen Grant MP, Tracey Crouch MP, Helen Whately MP and Tom Tugendhat MP are inviting the press and broadcast media to attend the Maidstone Apprenticeship Fair on Friday 8th February 2019 at Mote Park Leisure Centre. 

KM Column: NHS Long Term Plan

For as long as I can remember our NHS has been a foundation stone in my life.  My Grandmother was a nursing sister at the Cumberland Royal Infirmary, my mother was also an NHS nurse in my childhood city of Carlisle for a time and I have relied upon the service for myself, my children and my husba

Cross Channel Refugee Crisis

I’ll always remember a young lady who came to see me at my legal practice one Christmas Eve a few years ago.  She had three little children with her and a bunch of carrier bags stuffed with mixed belongings, and as she came into my office she burst into tears.  She was fleeing her home for fear o

Modern Slavery

Today it is estimated that over 40 million people are victims of modern slavery. 1 in 4 are children, and women and girls remain disproportionately affected, according to the latest statistics released by the United Nations.