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.
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.