Opinions

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:

 

BBC South East - Southern Rail legal action

Responding to Southern's decision to take further legal action to stop the RMT and ASLEF's unnecessary strike action, I said that GTR had an obligation to their customers to ensure the service is operating and so it is entirely appropriate for GTR to take any action, including legal action, to br

Final WASPI Update of 2016

My final update on WASPI of 2016 - an extraordinary year and one that has seen the issue of women affected by changes to the State Pension age debated an unprecedented number of times in Parliament.

Southern Rail Strikes - Final 2016 Update

In my final video of the year, I discuss ongoing industrial action, what the Government is doing, what MPs are doing, my Private Members' Bill and what can be done going into the next year.

Equal Civil Partnerships

Rebecca Steinfeld and Charles Keidan  appeared at the Royal Courts in London today seeking to overturn the government ban on different-sex civil partnerships.

GTR Update - Aslef strike action

Industrial Relations

The RMT has announced further strike action in December over the Christmas and New Year period; in addition to the 17 days of strike action taken to date with 11 more to go this year.

Brexit Update

My thoughts on the Government's plan for Brexit.