Treasury Select Committee

Answering questions from the Treasury Select Committee about the Government's measures to support individuals and businesses affected by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Delivering the Budget Statement 2020

I delivered my first Budget to a packed House of Commons.

I announced a raft of measures to support people and businesses while the country meets the challenge of Coronavirus/COVID-19, to level up the economy and to deliver on our promises to the British people.

D&S column: congratulations to the Catterick Military WAGS Choir

I love going to the movies but as you might imagine I don’t have much leisure time at present.

But once I have delivered the Budget next week, I’m looking forward to catching up - and one new release I am particularly looking forward to seeing is Military Wives.

D&S column: a great future ahead for Northallerton School

I always find it hugely gratifying to come across people from our area who are making a mark in their chosen career.

It demonstrates to me that there is no shortage of ambition, hard work and creativity among our young people.

Rishi Sunak welcomes affordable warm homes development

A family have been welcomed to their redeveloped and affordably warm homes by Rishi Sunak.

The Richmond MP was on hand to present Sharon Adcock with a bouquet shortly after she moved into her refurbished Broadacres home near Northallerton.

D&S column: anxious times in the Dales

There were some anxious moments last Sunday as Storm Ciara swept across the country.

As I kept in touch with what was happening via our emergency services I couldn’t help but think: were we set for a repeat of the flash-flooding which hit the Dales last summer?