Stoke-on-Trent is my home. It’s where I live with my partner, Ruth and my daughter, Hannah. She was born here and goes to school here.
Fighting for working people is in my blood. As a former union official and community campaigner I’ve stood up for workers’ rights on the picket line, marched against pay freezes and fought factory closures.
In the past it’s been my job to speak up for the hundreds of thousands of NHS workers that my union represents, so I know how important our National Health Service is to both patients and staff.
As your MP I promise to put Stoke-on-Trent first in everything that I do – whether people in Westminster like it or not. I’m a voice for locals, not for London.