I am delighted that the sensible decision to declassify all peak time 1st class carriages on Thameslink & Great Northern trains has finally been made. I am pleased to have at least achieved this small concession for my constituents struggling through this awful disruption.
I continue to receive a number of emails from constituents in relation to the UK’s exit from the European Union. These are from those who voted leave and feel that the process is being frustrated, and those who wanted to remain and are concerned about the future.
Further to my recent posts, I asked Govia Thameslink to update me on what efforts they were making to reduce this ongoing disruption and improve services. Passenger Services Director Stuart Cheshire, replied as follows:
As the NHS approaches its 70th birthday, I welcome the Prime Minister’s historic funding announcement of an additional £20.5 billion in real terms by 2023/24. This will benefit services up and down the country and support the NHS to make the right decisions for the long-term, setting it on a sus
A number of constituents have been asking me what action is being taken and how much longer they will have to endure the current rail disruption. The Secretary of State for Transport provided the House with further information on Tuesday, and I will summarise that for you now:
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