News

Winter Gritting

Since the publication of the West Sussex County Council’s Winter Plans for gritting I have been approached by a number of residents expressing specific concerns about individual routes.

 

Tackling Climate Change

I am proud that last year was the greenest year ever for the supply of energy with 33 per cent coming from renewable sources (up from 6.9 per cent in 2009). Over the same period we have shrunk our carbon emissions by 29 per cent while continuing to grow our economy.

 

Local Services

I write in the immediate aftermath of the House of Commons voting to hold an early General Election.  Subject to the Bill completing all its stages Election Day will be 12th December.

Statement Regarding the Proposed Incinerator

This week the Appeal against the decision taken by West Sussex County Council to reject the proposed Incinerator planned by Britaniacrest will begin to be heard in Horsham.

 Jeremy Quin, the MP for Horsham has issued the following statement,

Jeremy Quin Meets the Head Commissioner of ICCAN

I met, in Westminster, Robert Light the Head Commissioner of ICCAN (the Independent Commission of Civil Aviation Noise) to discuss noise issues arising from Gatwick Airport.

Challenges in Horsham and Westminster

The attack at the skatepark in Horsham Park this week is hugely shocking.  It is not what we expect in our town and will be deeply concerning to all - but especially young people and their parents.

These incidents are rare but any attack of this nature is extremely serious. 

Stabbing in Horsham Skatepark

I was deeply concerned to hear of the stabbing on Monday night of a 16-year-old boy in Horsham skatepark.  This is a very shocking incident and my thoughts are with the victim, his family and friends.