News

The EU Referendum Result

I have been receiving a lot of correspondence from constituents about the results of last week’s EU referendum. 

Rutlish School Pathway Consultation

Last month I met with the head teacher at Rutlish School to discuss the open public footpath that runs right through the school grounds. This footpath runs between John Innes Recreation Ground and John Innes Park.

Why I am voting 'Remain'

I initially published my views on the EU referendum in February, following the Prime Minister’s renegotiation. I have received a lot of correspondence from constituents since then, so I am happy to reiterate my reasons for supporting remaining a Member of the European Union. 

Crossrail 2 June Update

Follow my meeting with Michele Dix, Managing Director of Crossrail 2 last month, and other discussions with the Crossrail team, I wanted to provide you with a quick update.

Do you need funding for your community project?

Are you thinking of starting up a local project? Do you already run an established service in the community? If this is the case you may need more information on funding opportunities to support your work.

Wimbledon Brewery

I am delighted that the House of Commons has agreed to stock Wimbledon Brewery's appropriately named beer, Common, in the Strangers Bar.  

Update on the Refugee Crisis

Many constituents have been in touch to express their view that the Government should be doing as much as possible to help refugees in Europe and beyond. While I thought it was right to prioritise children in camps and the worst affected zones, I understand that some people though the priorities should be children in the European camps – I recognise that my job is to explain my own views and represent my constituents’. 

Longer trains to Waterloo

Planning has been underway for some time, and now construction work has begun at London Waterloo as part of an £800 million upgrade. The works will deliver a 30 per cent increase in peak-time capacity by 2019, through a bigger and better London Waterloo and other improvements to enhance passenger journeys. 

Longer trains to Waterloo

Planning has been underway for some time, and now construction work has begun at London Waterloo as part of an £800 million upgrade. The works will deliver a 30 per cent increase in peak-time capacity by 2019, through a bigger and better London Waterloo and other improvements to enhance passenger journeys.