Launching a Youth Investment Fund

The Conservative Government will invest £500 million in youth centres and high-quality services for young people to ensure that they have safe and inspiring places to go outside of school.

Tackling "County Lines" Drug Gangs

The "County Lines" drug gangs are a blight on our communities. Towns across Leicestershire and Rutland are being targetted by gangs from nearby cities.

I welcome the £10m Taser rollout to our Police

The government is to spend £10m on arming more officers with electric stun guns, as part of the ongoing action by Conservatives to give our police the tools that they need to keep our streets safer. That is good news, and I welcome it.


This weekend brought news that the Conservative Government is intending to use the upcoming Queen’s Speech to introduce tougher sentences for the most appalling crimes. Good news!

Protecting our Police

Today is the annual conference of the Police Superintendents Association – and Home Secretary Priti Patel has just made her key note speech. I won’t reproduce it all, but the key points relate to the “Police Covenant” that she has been discussing and formulating of late.

Campaign Launch in LoughboroughConstituency

Rt Hon Nicky Morgan MP today joined Rupert Matthews, the Conservative Party’s Candidate to be the next Police & Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland, in launching the local campaign for the PCC Election next May.