We need to make sure we get our fair share of funding and investment if we're to truly 'level up' and improve things for local people. That means banging on the doors of Ministers and making sure we have the best possible bids for key projects and services.
Education is the key to our long term future and improving opportunities. We've made huge strides forward in education outcomes, and our area has been made a national priority area with additional funds and support.
Since becoming Mansfield's MP I've been banging on the doors of Ministers in Whitehall to get more of the government's Levelling Up funding to our part of the world. I'm proud to say we've seen massive levels of funding announced in recent years for our town.
I've been lobbying Government to invest in road and rail to improve our connections, including the Robin Hood line and the A60, and we're making good progress. Towards the end of 2023, a £30 million scheme of work on the A614 and Ollerton roundabout will begin.