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TONBRIDGE RAILWAY LINE LANDSLIP

Following the serious landslip that occurred on the railway track between Godstone and Edenbridge on 22 December, I wrote to the CEO of Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) in a joint letter with the two other MPs whose constituents are directly affected, Claire Coutinho (East Surrey) and Tom Tugendhat

EPSOM & ST HELIER HOSPITAL TRUST CONSULTATION

For well over a decade the need for Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals Trust to build a new specialist acute care facility to address its shocking secondary health infrastructure has been held out in front of us.

Election Statement: Thank You and next steps

Thank You

I would like to extend the warmest thanks to all those who voted for me in last week’s General Election. Obviously, I am very relieved at the result both in Reigate and across the country which gives the country a government with the Parliamentary authority for a full term.

HIGHWAYS ENGLAND WORKS ON J8 M25 POSTPONED

Further to my recent post regarding proposed improvements works at J8 of the M25, official confirmation has been received from Highways England that these works, scheduled to commence next month, have now been postponed.

The Road Ahead: A Brexit update from Crispin Blunt MP.

I have been writing a Brexit Blog Post for a year as the best way to respond to correspondence from constituents covering every conceivable position on the UK’s decision to leave the EU. All my previous posts are available here:

CRISPIN BLUNT WELCOMES LAUNCH OF NEW LOCAL CHARITABLE FUND

Commenting on the recent public launch of the Reigate and Banstead Community Fund which has been established to offer a grant-making vehicle to support local charities and good causes operating within the Borough of Reigate and Banstead, Crispin Bunt MP said:

Delivering the referendum. A Brexit update from Crispin Blunt MP.

Following the Prime Minister’s successful negotiation of a new deal, I am writing to update constituents so you can understand the reasons why I am supporting the Prime Minister and how this Brexit deal will ensure that we take back control.

REIGATE HILL CONGESTION

Anyone who lives locally will be aware of the congestion that the level-crossing in Reigate causes to traffic in and around Reigate. At peak times, the barrier can be down for up to 15 minutes per hour.

M25 JUNCTION 8 ROAD WORKS

I have received a large number of communications from local residents about the proposed improvement works at Junction 8 of the M25 at Reigate Hill, sponsored by Highways England, and scheduled to start in January 2020. This improvement scheme has raised a number of concerns from residents, and local businesses, largely due to the disruption such extended roadworks are likely to cause to local traffic.