Local News

Neil supports 'shop local' campaign

Neil O’Brien, MP for Harborough, has supported the campaign to shop local, as shops have continued to reopen across the country.

As many non-essential retailers have now been able to open their doors, Neil visited a number of these to hear more about their reopening experience.

Response to Dominic Cummings story

I totally understand the frustration people feel – in our area there has been a high level of compliance with lockdown which has helped control the virus. Like everyone else I have been unable to see my parents, while they haven’t been able to see their grandchildren.

Neil becomes new APPG Loneliness Chair

Neil O’Brien OBE, MP for Harborough, Oadby & Wigston will be the new Chair of the APPG on Loneliness

British Red Cross, which acts as the secretariat for the Group, says his appointment comes as coronavirus has accentuated feelings of loneliness and isolation for many

Neil visits 'drained Foxton Locks'

Neil O'Brien, MP for Harborough, visited Foxton Locks in the constituency, which included a unique opportunity to actually enter the drained locks.

Pressing for planning reform

Neil O’Brien, MP for Harborough, convened a meeting in Harborough to discuss the need for planning reform, with senior Officials from Harborough District Council (HDC) and HM Treasury.

Neil attends Leicester Space Park ground-breaking ceremony

Neil O'Brien, MP for Harborough, Oadby & Wigston, attended the ground-breaking ceremony at the second phase of the Leicester Space Park on Thursday 30th January 2020.

The ceremony was also attended by Universities Minister Chris Skidmore MP.

Neil meets local Harborough business owner

Neil O'Brien, MP for Harborough, recently met with Raj Aggarwal, a local businessman in the constituency who runs the Insomnia coffee shop in Market Harborough.