Formation of the New Government

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

Gatwick Master Plan Has Questions to Answer

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.

Pressing for More Railway Stations to Meet Local Need

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.

Community Groups Leading the Way

Last week there were two very different but extremely enjoyable events in the east of the constituency. Balcombe hosted its annual village fete with a great turnout. A lot of interesting displays but I was particularly pleased to see Repower Balcombe.

Improvement in our Local CCGs

I was pleased to be contacted by the Sussex and East Surrey Clinical Commissioning Groups and to be informed of the improvements that have been made across a number of the local CCGs.

Busy Weekend for Horsham

It was certainly a busy weekend with a number of excellent events taking place.