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21,000 new mental health workers

Today Jeremy Hunt has announced plans to recruit 21,000 new mental health workers in England to properly integrate mental and physical health services.

Govia Thameslink Railway - In-touch period 3

Please find attached the latest edition of In-touch, GTR's stakeholder newsletter. In this edition you can read more about automatic delay repay, the roll-out of Wi-Fi onto Great Northern trains and the spring National Rail Passenger Survey Results.

Herald Column July 27th 2017

Last week Parliament broke for the summer recess but it turned out to be one of the busiest weeks of the summer. The main news of course was the long awaited publication of Highways England’s work on the A27.

Brighton Mainline Upgrade

Last week I attended a cross-party roundtable meeting in Parliament with Coast to Capital regarding the upgrades to the Brighton Mainline.

A27 - Chris Grayling meeting

Following Highways England's very disappointing A27 improvement plan, I arranged a meeting yesterday evening with the Transport Secretary, Chris Grayling, and my Worthing colleague, Sir Peter Bottomley MP.

Herald Column July 20th 2017

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.