Local Government in Gloucestershire

A debate about the future shape of local government in Gloucestershire held in Westminster Hall. I respond as the Minister for Local Government.

Rishi Sunak hails success of revived Bedale Festival

Bedale's revived Scout and Guide Community Festival has been acclaimed a great success by Rishi Sunak.

The festival wasn't held in 2017 because of lack of support but returned this year and attracted hundreds of people to the grounds of Bedale Hall.

D&S column: being held to account in Parliament

When American politicians come to pay us a visit in Parliament, there are two lines you can be sure will be in their speech. One is a Winston Churchill quote, the other is how relieved they are that they won’t ever have to face Prime Minister’s Questions.

Rishi Sunak praises work of Princes Trust team

Rishi Sunak has praised the work of a group of unemployed young people have been rolling up their sleeves to help revamp an unused school building in Catterick Garrison.

Council Tax and Second Homes

I reply in an adjournment debate about Council Tax and Second Homes called by Derek Thomas (St Ives)

Rishi Sunak takes part in Catterick parkrun anniversary event

Rishi Sunak MP joined hundreds of people who took part in the first anniversary Catterick parkrun.

The event, which is held at 9am every Saturday morning at Catterick Racecourse, saw runners of all ages and abilities get involved in the celebratory event.