Simplification of national planning policy, which then ran to in excess of 1000 pages, resulted in the National Planning Policy Framework.
Resolving Stratford's traffic issues: Bringing together the District and County Councils to resolve Stratford's Traffic problems.
In 2007 the constituency experienced extreme flooding leading to significant investment in flood defences in towns like Stratford and Alcester, as well as in a number of the villages.
I am incredibly proud to represent the birthplace of William Shakespeare. Alongside his priceless literary legacy he remains one of Stratford’s most important employers, bringing in an estimated £355 million a year in tourism.