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Crossrail 2 Update

As I said in my last update, Crossrail 2 are undertaking an “Independent Affordability Review" to examine ways of making the scheme more cost effective.

I am concerned that we still have not had sight of this review, or the timetable for the publication of the latest route proposals.

Wimbledon Masterplan Update

This week Merton Council has finally published the Masterplan for Wimbledon Town Centre, which you can find here along with details on how to respond to the consultation.

Boundary Changes: Wimbledon Residents’ Victory

The final Boundary Commission proposals have been published today. I am delighted to say that in Wimbledon there has been no change from the revised proposals from October last year.

Why I'm backing Joy Morrissey for Mayor

After 8 years as Mayor of London, we Conservatives could be proud of Boris Johnson’s record; we could hold our heads high. London was safer, delivering better value for money, attracting more investment and getting to grips with building more housing. London was the envy of the world!

Thameslink Disruption Update

I recently met with Thameslink to discuss the recent timetable changes and the disruption caused to commuters.

Merton High Street/South Wimbledon Gas Works

The gas network in the Merton High Street area of South Wimbledon is being upgraded. 

This is part of a £418,000 investment to replace the old gas mains and services with new plastic pipe. 

Brexit - this week's votes

Yesterday with a heavy heart I pushed my New Clause 18 to the Trade Bill to a vote. This is a decision I agonised over and took no pleasure in making. My amendment did not pass, but I will continue to represent my constituents by fighting to protect jobs and the economy.