News

Brexit Survey

In view of the interest shown in the Brexit Survey  I ran through July and the start of August, I have made it clear to constituents who have written to me that I do not favour a second referendum for the following reasons:

Trade Bill and parliamentary scrutiny

I am grateful for the emails I have received recently regarding a number of amendments to the Trade Bill relating to parliamentary scrutiny.

Government Announce Funding to Improve Railway Station Accessibility

The Government has today launched its Inclusive Transport Strategy, which sets out plans to ensure disabled people have the same access to transport and opportunities to travel as everyone else, irrespective of whether their impairment is visible or less visible.

 

East Midlands Trains

I have been in discussion with East Midlands Trains about resuming Bedford stopping services during the ongoing rail disruption. You will have seen the earlier response on my website from them explaining why they felt unable to do this.

Brexit - Chequers Agreement

A number of constituents have contacted me in the last few days following the agreement reached at Chequers on 6 July.

Meeting with Govia Thameslink and Rail User Groups

On Saturday morning I attended a meeting with Govia Thameslink and local Rail User Groups. I am very grateful to those that attended to represent our local stations and their users, and particularly to Arlesey Rail User Group for preparing the attached minutes.