Mike is incredibly active locally, supporting a large number of charities and community events, including the Royal British Legion, DENS, Community Action Dacorum and the Hospice of St Francis. He regularly attends local sports fixtures and is an enthusiastic supporter of Hemel Hempstead Town FC, Camelot, Stags and Hemel Storm.
Mike is known as a hard-hitting local campaigner having actively led campaigns on the hospital, compensation for residents and businesses affected by the Buncefield Oil Depot explosion and the Dexion pensioners.
More recently he has helped secure national funding to help infill the Nash Mills chalk mines and has been calling for fair treatment for residents affected by the sink hole in Oatridge Gardens.
Mike is wholeheartedly committed to the promotion and regeneration of the Town Centre and continues to work with Dacorum to ensure a thriving shopping centre. He will continue to fight for high speed broadband for Maylands and local villages.