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Mon 2 Mar 2015
Circular Campaign Responses

Thank you for contacting me about the campaign for a Tax Dodging Bill. I am aware that this is an issue that many people quite rightly hold strong views on not least in the light of recent revelations about some pretty shoddy behaviour, bordering on criminal or in some cases actually criminal, by certain individuals and financial institutions. I share those concerns.

I believe we should...

Fri 30 Jan 2015
Circular Campaign Responses

There has been a lot of misinformation circulated by various campaign groups about the Transatlantic Trade & Investment Partnership (TTIP), so I thought I would take the opportunity to clarify a few things. Underlying the agreement is the opportunity to add £10 billion to our economy every year, which is almost £400 per household, which means more jobs, more choice and reduced prices. ...

Fri 30 Jan 2015
Circular Campaign Responses

I have received a large number of emails concerned about the changes in the law to allow fracking. These changes were contained in the Infrastructure Bill which came back before the House of Commons on Monday January 26th. The Bill contains a large number of measures covering different areas but the main bone of contention was always going to be fracking. Various interested parties tabled...

Mon 1 Dec 2014

After years of campaigning and numerous false dawns the Government have announced that £350m is to be committed to transform the A27.

A substantial chunk of this investment will come to the Worthing/Sompting/Lancing stretch of the road with the option of a full dual carriageway the favourite solution.

The ‘missing link’ bypass at Arundel is also being completed so the whole of...

Mon 13 Oct 2014
Old Shoreham Road

Minutes of the Old Shoreham Road Working Group meeting – Adur Civic Centre September 4th 2014

Tim Loughton MP
Cllr Neil Parkin
Cllr Brian Coomber
Cllr Debbie Kennard
Tamsin Haskins (A Safer Old Shoreham Road residents)
Kevin Rozario-Johnson (A Safer Old Shoreham Road residents)
Barry Candy (West Sussex County Council Highways)
Pene Mather...