Thank you to all the constituents and several hundred others from around the country who sent me ideas for the subject of my Private Member’s Bill having come up in the House of Commons ballot for the first time in 20 years.
Earlier this week I wrote to ASLEF, the train drivers’ union, inviting them to
meet to discuss ways of finding a solution to the ongoing disruption on
Southern, subject to their planned industrial action being suspended.
Tim Loughton and Sir Peter Bottomley have reacted furiously to plans by Highways England to upgrade the A27 through Worthing and Lancing as a non-starter and a bad use of public funds for minimal effect.