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Channel 4 - Domestic Violence - 18-02-2017

Theresa May has vowed to bring in new laws to improve the way domestic abuse cases are dealt with, and to end the postcode lottery in the support survivors receive. It’ll be a personal priority, the prime minister has declared.

Letter from Charles Horton, CEO re ASLEF ballot result

Letter from Charles Horton, CEO regarding ASLEF ballot result which saw Southern drivers vote not to approve the agreement made between GTR and the ASLEF leadership to try and resolve the dispute over the extension of driver controlled operation on the Southern network:

 

107 MPs call for swift government support for Tidal Lagoons

Tim Loughton MP (East Worthing and Shoreham), along with 107 MPs, signed a letter to Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Secretary of State Greg Clark calling for the government to respond to the recommendations of the Hendry Review on Tidal Lagoons, and in particular Charles Hendry's call f

Herald column February 16th 2017

The battle to secure fairer funding for pupils in West Sussex goes on and the County’s MPs arranged a meeting in Parliament between Schools Minister, Nick Gibb, and nine heads from local schools. There was a ‘full and frank’ exchange of views, as they say.

Letter form the Home Secretary - Child Refugees

Britain has a proud record of helping the most vulnerable children who are fleeing conflict and danger, and this Government is committed to upholding this fine tradition.

Herald column February 9th 2017

I have just returned from a breakfast hosted by Channel 4 in the Commons on the subject of ‘Fake News’ as part of their ‘Fake News Week’ fronted by veteran newscaster Jon Snow.