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Parliamentary Group for London's Green Belt launches its manifesto

The recently formed All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for London’s Green Belt convened for the second time in Parliament today. This meeting coincided with the publication of its first paper entitled An Introduction to the All-Party Group for London’s Green Belt.

CONSTITUENCY BLOG - RAILWAY INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENTS

Whilst there are many factors affecting reliability, frequency, and journey-times on our local railway system, including unsatisfactory performance by the rail operator, industrial action, unreliable rolling-stock, and inadequate timetabling of services, by far the most important factor is track and station infrastructure.

Former Prisons Minister welcomes Justice Secretary's decision

Crispin Blunt MP, former Minister for Prisons, Probation, Youth and Criminal justice (2010-12), has welcomed the decision by the Secretary of State for Justice, David Gauke MP, not to proceed with a Judicial Review of the Parole Board’s decision to release John Worboys.

CONSTITUENCY BLOG POST -REDHILL AERODROME DEVELOPMENT PLAN

I share the concerns voiced by many of my constituents about proposals to develop Redhill Aerodrome into a ‘garden village’ containing 6-7,000 new homes. Not only would such a large scale development have serious implications for local transport and infrastructure, but it would wholly compromise the very purpose of London’s Green Belt.

Finally some good news for rail commuters

Crispin Blunt MP is delighted that the Rail Minister has responded to local rail users’ prolonged campaign for fairer fares, with a series of ticketing measures announced today.