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.
Local MP Tim Loughton is supporting a campaign run by charity The Reading Agency to encourage all primary school children to take part in this year’s Summer Reading Challenge, which launches across England and Wales on Saturday 15 July (although regional variations may apply).