Helping our small businesses grow

Generating more turnover than Brazil and employing five times as many people as Walmart and the NHS combined, there is no more powerful engine of prosperity in Britain than our SMEs.

Brexit: an opportunity to be seized

British factory production is at a 22-year high, there is record employment, and the UK has the highest level of foreign direct investment in Europe.

The triggering of Article 50

I am interviewed by the BBC's Richard Moss on the significance of the triggering of Article 50 to start the countdown for Britain to leave the EU.

Also interviewed is my parliamentary colleague Helen Goodman, the Labour MP for Bishop Auckland.

BBC Look North: fighting for Derek Keilloh

BBC Look North report on the case of Derek Keilloh, the Northallerton GP struck off for allegedly lying over the death of an Iraqi prisoner, and the new developments in the light of the lawyer who prosecuted him, Phil Shiner, being discredited

Why Britain must leave the Customs Union

Published on the ConservativeHome website

Appearing on lists alongside Andorra, Turkey and San Marino is not generally something Britain aspires to.