Following the concerns raised earlier on this year about safety at level crossings, I arranged to meet representatives from Network Rail in Parliament on this issue. This is the second meeting I have had with the team in the last year.
Parliament “rose” on Thursday for the Summer Recess. In common with most MPs much of this time will be spent on constituency issues. The first four days have included a wide variety of constituency events, a surgery in Broadbridge Heath and a “Meet your MP” open morning in the Lintot in Southwa
Last week Gatwick announced its “Master Plan”. This now goes out to an intense planning process through the “Development Consent Order” prior to being submitted to the Secretary of State. Gatwick will engage in another consultation with the public next year.
In other news from Westminster! I met the Rail Minister, Andrew Jones, and his colleagues from the Department for Transport today to press the case for better station access between Horsham and Crawley.