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My views on the refugee crisis

Many constituents have contacted me about the amendment proposed by Lord Dubs calling for the Government to relocate 3000 children from Europe.  There is no doubt that the Syrian crisis has had devastating consequences for the children of the region.  I worry about them, as you do.

10-Car Commuter Trains at Wimbledon Station

Construction work has begun at London Waterloo as part of a £800 million upgrade the railway in and out of the UK’s busiest station. 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 improve passenger journeys. 

Depaul UK's Danger Zones and Stepping Stones report

I attended the launch of the Depaul UK's Danger Zones and Stepping Stones report this week in Parliament, which exposes the issue of hidden homelessness among young people in England, addressed by Depaul UK’s President, broadcaster Sir Trevor McDonald. 

Zac Goldsmith pledges £1m to Wimbledon Town Centre

I was delighted that Zac Goldsmith used his trip to Wimbledon yesterday to announce his plans to give Wimbledon Town Centre a £1 million share of his £20 million Town Centre Fund, if he is elected in May. 

Reporting Back - March 2016

Welcome to my latest community update, containing just some of the things I have been doing locally and in Parliament over the last month.  

My views on the EU referendum

The European Union referendum has been exercising my thoughts for a number of months. Following the renegotiation, I believe it is in the UK’s best interests to remain a member of a reformed European Union. I know many constituents will be interested in how I have come to this judgement so I think it is only right I set them out.  

Crossrail 2 Update

Last month I met with Michele Dix, the Managing Director of Crossrail 2, and I asked for details of the next steps and when they plan to report back on the consultation.